Panayia is a mountain village in Cyprus, located at an altitude of 800m in the Paphos mountain range. Archbishop Makarios III, the first president of the Republic of Cyprus, was born in Panayia. The village is known for its unique wildlife, among which, the Mouflon is protected by Cyprus and International laws as an endangered species. The Chrysoroyiatissa Monastery is nearby. By the 2001 census Panayia had a total population of 564.