Limassol is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus and capital of the district with the same name. Limassol is the second largest urban area in Cyprus after Nicosia, with an urban population of 183,658 and a metropolitan population of 239,842.
In 2014, Limassol was ranked by TripAdvisor as the 3rd up-and-coming destination in the world, in its Top 10 Traveler’s Choice Destinations on the Rise list. The city is also ranked 89th worldwide in Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey (2017).
In the 2020 ranking published by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, Limassol was classified as a “Gamma −” global city.