1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Limasol
LIMASOL, a seaport of Cyprus, on Akrotiri Bay of the South Coast. Pop. (1901) 8298. Excepting a fort attributed to the close of the 12th century the town is without antiquities of interest, but in the neighbourhood are the ancient sites of Amathus and Curium. Limasol has considerable trade in wine and carobs. The town was the scene of the marriage of Richard I., king of England, with Berengaria, in 1191.