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Oreites Forest

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Oritis or Oreites Forest is a forest(s) located in Pafos, Cyprus. The estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 348 metres. It surrounded by the villages of Archmandrita, Fasoula, Souskiou and Kouklia.
The Enclosure of Agios Neophytos is on the edge of Oreites Forest, above Kouklia.

The Oreites Wind Farm is located here.

The Forest was an important source of wood for the Kouklia medieval sugar industry but now consists of young Pine growth and Cyprus’s first wind farm; the cause of some controversy because built in a wildlife reserve without consideration for the local birdlife