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 (fä′mə-go͞o′stə, făm′ə-)
A city of eastern Cyprus on the Bay of Famagusta, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Famagusta was a refugee center for Christians after Acre fell to the Saracens (1291).


(Placename) a port in E Cyprus, on Famagusta Bay: became one of the richest cities in Christendom in the 14th century. Pop: 35 453 (2006)


(ˌfɑ məˈgu stə)

a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean. 42,500.
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AEK will be looking to extend their perfect away record as they take on Anorthosis at the Ammochostos stadium.
Following a license agreement signed with the Cyprus Ports Authority, VTS has serviced over 80 vessels at the VTTV jetty and has invested EUR 15 mln in two new ASD tugboats - VTS Keryneia and VTS Ammochostos unique to Cyprus and region.
On the day of the office's launch, Venmore Property Overseas welcomed Brian and Pauline Nuttall, Trish Keoghan and Jeff Byrne, who have bought a property in the Ammochostos development on the east coast of Cyprus.
In the same Ammochostos region, just 12km along the road in fact, nestles a little gem in the shape of Pernera on the outskirts of Protaras.
Nea Salamina came back from behind to defeat Ermis at the Ammochostos stadium.
As part of the operation, VTS provided towage, mooring, berthing and un-berthing services through its two new, ASD tugboats, VTS Keryneia and VTS Ammochostos.
Ermis Aradippou take on Salamina at the Ammochostos stadium with the 'visitors' hoping to record their third consecutive league win, a feat last achieved 41 games ago.
Today evokes grim memories as 39 years ago, Turkey went ahead with the second phase of its barbaric military invasion in Cyprus, violating all regulations of international law and the UN Charter, even if a ceasefire had been agreed, occupying with the use of weapons, a large part of Mesaoria, Ammochostos, Karpasia and a large part of Morphou".
More than 4,000 APOEL fans are expected to travel to the Ammochostos stadium in Larnaca to see APOEL try and secure the point needed to win their third consecutive championship and first ever back to back league and cup 'double'.
The list includes another four Cypriot football clubs, Anorthosis Ammochostos which ranked 317th, Omonia FC Lefkosia which ranked 334th, Apollon FC Lemesos which ranked 901st and AEK Larnaka which ranked 992nd.
The matches were spread across four stadiums: The Ammochostos of Nea Salamina, Tasos Markou in Paralimni, the GSP Stadium in Nicosia and the GSZ Stadium, where the final was hosted, in Larnaca.
The population in the district of Lefkosia (Nicosia) was 315,400 at the end of 2009, it was 44,800 in in Ammochostos (Famagusta), 134,400 in Larnaka, 230,800 in Lemesos (Limasso) and 77,800 in Pafos.