Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity, two locations were called Paphos: Old Paphos, today at Kouklia,New Paphos in Ancient Greek, which has an A6 highway connection. Paphos International Airport is the countrys second-largest airport. The city has a subtropical-Mediterranean climate, with the mildest temperatures on the island. Paphos is included in the official UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the worlds heritage for its spectacular ancient remains, and was selected as a European Capital of Culture for 2017, along with Aarhus.