Kakopetria is situated in the southwest of Nicosia at the foothills of Mount Troodos, specifically on the northern side of the mountain range. It is located about 55 kilometers away from the capital and the second largest city of Cyprus, Limassol. The village is situated at an altitude of 867 meters, making it the highest village in the Salia valley. Its climate is relatively dry and receives an average annual rainfall of around 500 millimeters. The area is known for cultivating fruit trees such as apples, pears, plums, apricots, peaches, and cherries, as well as vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes, and vines with table and wine varieties. Kakopetria is particularly famous for the high quality of its apples. The community has around 1300 permanent residents.