Achna

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Achna is a village in the south of Ammochostos province, Cyprus. It lies 17 km Southwest of the city of Ammochostos, in the geographical region of Kokkinochoria.

The population of this community in 1960 numbered 1832, all Greek. Its population in 1973, was estimated at 1979.

Achna was occupied in August 1974 by the armed forces of Turkey and its entire population fled southwards. It is still under Turkish military occupation.

Achna is the home base of football club Ethnikos Achna who amazed the European football world in 2006 by winning entry into the UEFA Cup via the Intertoto Cup.