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Akrotiri is a village situated on the South-West of Limassol, in the heart of Akrotiri Peninsula, between the capes of Gata and Zevgari. It is completely within the boundaries of the British Bases.

The population of the village showed a constant increase up to 1960. In 1881 the residents numbered 287, in 1901 increased to 306, in 1946 to 485 and in 1960 were 710. Then because of the urbanisation trend the residents decreased in 1973 to 653 and in 1982 were 604. Today the residents of village are about 800