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Basic information about Ammochostos
Famagusta District is one of the six districts of Cyprus. Its main town is the island's most important port, Famagusta. The city of Famagusta is currently controlled by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and functions as the administrative center of the Gazimağusa District of Northern Cyprus. A district administration in \exile\ exists on the Republic of Cyprus-controlled part of the island. This part of the district has a population of 37,738 inhabitants (2001).[needs update] Most of the district has been under Turkish control since the 1974 invasion. Since then, the northeastern section, including the Karpasia Peninsula, has been administered separately as the İskele District, a division not recognized by the Republic of Cyprus and the UN. Cape Greco, also known as Capo Greco (Italian; Greek: Κάβο Γκρέκο \Greek cape\), is a headland in the southeastern part of the district. It is at the southern end of Famagusta Bay. It is frequently visited by many tourists for its natural beauty. It is a protected costal nature park. From the high points on the cliff that rests at the cape one can view amazing sights out to sea. According to local legend, it is also the home of the Ayia Napa sea monster.
Cities, towns & villages in Ammochostos
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MarathóvounosMarathovounos (Greek: Turkish: Ulukışla) is a village in the Famagusta District of central Cyprus. It is named after the fennel (Marathos) an aromatic and flavourful herb used in cooking and folk medicine. It was after the 1974 Turkish invasion that it was renamed Ulukışla, meaning \"holy barracks\" or \"large barracks\" in Turkish. Marathovounos is 2 km north of the village of Angastina, 4 km south of the village of Tziados and 39 km from its provincial capital Famagusta, to the east. It is 65 meters above sea level. Show Marathóvounoson the map
LýsiLysi (Greek: Λύση, Turkish: Akdoğan) is a village located in the Mesaoria plain in Cyprus, north of the city of Larnaca. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Lysi is also the administration center for the villages of Beyarmudu, Paşaköy, Pile and Vadili. Show Lýsion the map
PatríkiPatriki (Greek: Πατρίκι, Turkish: Tuzluca) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Patriki is the ancestral home of singer George Michael (Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou). His father, Kyriacos Panayiotou, was born here in 1935 and lived in the village working with family until 1953 when he left for England. Show Patríkion the map
MeloúntaMelounta (Greek: Μελούντα, Turkish: Mallıdağ), is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 9 km north of Lefkoniko, or Gecitkale, on the south side of the eastern Pentadaktylos mountain range.Yamacköy (Ayios Nikolaos) is its neighbour village, situated 500 meters to the East. It is located roughly at the same distance respectively to Northern Cyprus' main cities Lefkosia, Famagusta, and Girne. The vast majority of its approximately 200 inhabitants are Turkish-speaking Cypriots, considerably outnumbered by small livestock and chickens. Show Meloúntaon the map
ProtarasProtaras (Greek: Πρωταράς; Turkish: Protaras) is a predominantly tourist resort which comes under the administrative jurisdiction of Paralimni Municipality in Cyprus. In ancient times, where Protaras is now located, stood the old city-state of Leukolla. The city possessed a small safe harbour where the Athenian Demetrius Poliorketes sought refuge in the year 306 BC, lying in wait for Ptolemeos, one of the successors of Alexander the Great. In the ensuing battle, Ptolemeos was defeated and fled to Egypt, leaving Cyprus in the hands of Demetrius for a short time. Protaras is also referred to as \"the land of windmills\", maintaining the nostalgic quality of the past. Show Protarason the map
DerýneiaDeryneia (Greek: Δερύνεια, Turkish Derinya) is a large village in the island of Cyprus. It is located at the east side of the island, 2 km (1 mi) south of the city of Famagusta (Coordinates: 35°03′N 33°57′E). The population of the village is 5758 inhabitants (October 2011 census) and it consists of a municipality since 1994. Current mayor is Andros Karayiannis. Since the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, around 75% of the village terrain is in Northern Cyprus. The village is 12 kilometers from the famous resort of Ayia Napa. The 'Ghost Town' of Famagusta (more accurately Varosha) can be clearly viewed from the roof of the Cultural Centre, as can the craters from shells fired during the invasion in the field opposite. Show Derýneiaon the map
RizokárpasoRizokarpaso (Greek: [locally Turkish: Dipkarpaz) is a town on the Karpass Peninsula in the northeastern part of Cyprus. While nominally part of the Famagusta District of the Republic of Cyprus, it has been under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus since the partition of the island in 1974. The economy is primarily based on agriculture, husbandry and fisheries. Since 2000, the town has embraced the concept of eco-tourism and converted old traditional village houses into guesthouses in traditional styles. The area lacks any industrial plants. Show Rizokárpasoon the map
AvgórouAvgorou (Greek: Αυγόρου, also spelled Αβγόρου, [locally [afˈkoɾu]]) is a village in southwestern Famagusta District, Cyprus. It is located near the communities of Frenaros, Sotira, Liopetri and Ormidia. Avgorou village is one of the bigger villages in Famagusta area. Approximately 40 meters above sea level, near the district of Larnaka – Famagusta, and about 6 km north from Xylofagou village. Avgorou is still connected with the old road to Nicosia and borders with the villages of Dasaki Axnas, Xylofagou, Ormidia and Liopetri. Show Avgórouon the map
KómiKomi Kebir (Greek: Κώμη Κεπήρ [locally [ˈkomi cʰeˈpir]]; Turkish: Büyükkonuk or Komikebir) is a village in Cyprus. It is located on the Karpas Peninsula, 33 kilometres (21 mi) north of Famagusta, and at an altitude of 90 metres (295 feet). Komi Kebir is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 812. Show Kómion the map
KalopsídaKalopsida (Greek: Καλοψίδα; Turkish: Çayönü) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of Lysi. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Before 1974, Kalopsida was an exclusively Greek Cypriot village; its residents were displaced during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. In 1973, 1,023 Greek Cypriots lived in Kalopsida. Presently, it is inhabited by displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south and some families from Turkey. It was renamed Çayönü in Turkish in 1975; Çayönü is the Turkish name of Paramali, which is where many of the Turkish Cypriots who now live in Kalopsida originate from. Show Kalopsídaon the map
AigialoúsaGialousa (Greek: Γιαλούσα [from meaning \"Holy Sea\"]; Turkish: Yeni Erenköy) is a town on the Karpass Peninsula, in Cyprus. In 2011, it had a population of 1,774. Gialousa is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Aigialoúsaon the map
ÁskeiaAsha (Greek: Άσσια [locally [ˈaʃːa]]; Turkish: Paşaköy) is a village in Northern Cyprus, located 6 km northwest of Vatili. Asha is located in the center of the Mesaoria valley. Before 1974, the population of Asha was approximately 2,700. The village consisted of two parishes, St. John's and St. George's. The village had five churches: St. George, St. John Prodromos, St. Theodore, St. Spyridon and Virgin Mary. St. Spyridon was born in Asha and the church was built by Michael Kassialos, a folk artist from Asha. Asha was also well known for the craftsmanship of the embroidery made there. The main source of income in the area was farming and many agricultural products of Asha were sold to Nicosia's markets. Asha was also famous for its cucumbers. Show Áskeiaon the map
GýpsouGypsou, sometimes also Gypsos meaning Gypsum, (Greek: Γύψου, Turkish: Akova) is a village located in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, near the town of Lefkoniko. The village got its name from a small hill about 1 mile to the north. From this hill the locals produced Plaster of Paris, commonly known as Gypsum hence the name Gypsos. The climate is very warm throughout the year with temperatures in the 40C in August and about 15C in the winter months of January and February. The village was connected to the electricity network early in 1959-60 and all village roads surfaced with asphalt in 1962. Show Gýpsouon the map
KornókiposKornokipos (Greek: Turkish: Görneç) is a village in the Famagusta District in Cyprus, located on the south eastern side of the Kyrenia Mountains. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. The village name is thought to mean \"Beautiful Garden\" in ancient Greek. It is since the Ottoman times in Cyprus an exclusively Turkish Cypriot village and remains so today. In 1960, it had a population of 292 and in 1973 a population of 315. It currently has a population of around 500. Show Kornókiposon the map
VatilíVatili (Greek: Βατυλή; Turkish: Vadili) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, near Lysi. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus. During the British era, in the middle 1940s, a significant livestock station was built in Vatili by the authorities. In 1973, Vatili had 3,161 inhabitants; of those, 72% were Greek Cypriots and 28% Turkish Cypriots. The Greek Cypriots of Vatili fled to the south of the island during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Today, the village is also inhabited by displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south and Turkish settlers. As of 2011, its population was 2,129. Show Vatilíon the map
AfánteiaAfania (Greek: Αφάνεια; Turkish: Gaziköy or Afanya) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of Vatili. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Before the 1974 Turkish invasion, Afania was inhabited both by Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. In 1973, it had an estimated population of 907, 588 of whom were Greek- and 319 Turkish-Cypriot. All Greek Cypriots fled to the south in 1974 and displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south moved in the village. In 1976–77, a few families from Turkey were settled in Afania. As of 2011, it had a population of 713. Show Afánteiaon the map
Ágios AndrónikosAgios Andronikos (Greek: Άγιος \"Saint Andronicus [of Kanakaria]\"; Turkish: Yeşilköy \"green village\") is a village between Leonarisso and Gialousa, on the Karpass Peninsula, in Cyprus. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Ágios Andrónikoson the map
FamagustaFamagusta ˌfɑː-/ (Greek: [locally [aˈmːoxostos]]; Turkish: Mağusa [mɑˈɰusɑ], or Gazimağusa is a city on the east coast of Cyprus. It is located east of Nicosia, and possesses the deepest harbour of the island. During the medieval period (especially under the maritime republics of Genoa and Venice), Famagusta was the island's most important port city, and a gateway to trade with the ports of the Levant, from where the Silk Road merchants carried their goods to Western Europe. The old walled city and parts of the modern town presently fall within the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in Gazimağusa District of which it is the capital. Show Famagustaon the map
Ágios GeórgiosAgios Georgios (Greek: Άγιος Γεώργιος \"Saint George [of Spathariko]\"; Turkish: Aygün, previously Ayyorgi) is village in Cyprus, southwest of the town of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, Agios Georgios was inhabited exclusively by Greek Cypriots. In 1973, it had an estimated population of 464. After 1974, it was reinhabited by displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south of Cyprus and Turkish settlers from Anatolia. The latter now constitute the majority. As of 2011, Agios Georgios had a population of 414. Show Ágios Geórgioson the map
KontéaKontea (Greek: Κοντέα, Turkish: Türkmenköy) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 3 km east of Lysi. The name of the village originates in the era of Venetian rule in Cyprus and it originally means \"county\" in Italian (full historical appellation: Contea di Famagosta). It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Türkmenköy Aydın Sports Club is the football team of Kontea that is in Northern Cyprus Football League since 1977. South Mesaoria Social Facility for Kontea and Pergamos is constructed by the help of European Union. Show Kontéaon the map
GaláteiaGalateia (Greek: Γαλάτεια, Turkish: Mehmetçik) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpass peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. It is famous for its well-known grape festival during the summer time. From all around Cyprus, people travel to spend time in this festival. The village and its habitats are also well known for producing Zivania and Sucuk. Village has wine-yards and grapes are one of the largely exported products which villagers export to other areas of Cyprus. Show Galáteiaon the map
ParalímniParalimni (Greek: Παραλίμνι; Turkish: Paralimni) is a town situated in the southeast of Cyprus, slightly inland, within the Famagusta District. Since the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, it has increased in size and status, due to the migration of many refugees fleeing from the north. Many of the people who work in the tourist industry of and Ayia Napa live in Paralimni, which is now the temporary administrative centre of the Famagusta District and the biggest municipality of the Greek Cypriot-controlled area of the district. Show Paralímnion the map
LápathosLapathos (Greek: (το) Λάπαθος; Turkish: Boğaziçi \"Bosphorus\" or Lapatos) is a small village in Cyprus, between Lefkoniko and Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Before 1974, Lapathos was inhabited both by Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. In 1973, the population of Lapathos was an estimated 661: 435 Greek and 228 Turkish Cypriots. All Greek Cypriots were displaced the following year. Sometime later, Turkish nationals from Çarşamba were settled in Lapathos. As of 2011, it had a population of 514. Show Lápathoson the map
VarósiaVarosha (Greek: Βαρώσια [locally [vaˈɾoʃa]]; Turkish: Maraş or Kapalı Maraş) is an abandoned southern quarter of the Cypriot city of Famagusta. Prior to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, it was the modern tourist area of the city, and one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Its inhabitants fled during the invasion, when it came under Turkish control, and it has remained abandoned and under the occupation of the Turkish Armed Forces ever since. As of 2016, the quarter continues to be uninhabited and is described as a ghost town. Entry is forbidden to the public. Show Varósiaon the map
LiopétriLiopetri (Greek: Λιοπέτρι [ʎoˈpetri]) is a village in southern Famagusta District, in Cyprus. It is close to the communities of Frenaros, Sotira, Avgorou and Xylofagou (Larnaca District). In 2011, Liopetri had a population of 4,591. On September 2, 1958, a battle was fought here between the British and four EOKA fighters, Fotis Pittas, Andreas Karios, Elias Papakyriakou and Christos Samaras, who were from Liopetri. The barn where this took place is now a National Memorial. Show Liopétrion the map
PeristerónaPeristeronopigi or Pigi–Peristerona (Greek: Turkish: Alaniçi) is a village located in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Lefkoniko, in the Mesaoria plain. Historically, Peristeronopigi consisted of two continuous villages: Peristerona (meaning \"pigeon nest\") in the south and Pigi (\"water well\") in the north. Peristeronopigi is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 860. Show Peristerónaon the map
Ágios CharítonAgios Chariton (Greek: Άγιος Χαρίτων \"Saint Chariton\"; Turkish: Ergenekon \"Ergenekon\", previously Ayharita) is a small village in Cyprus. It is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Marathovounos, on the south side of the Kyrenia mountain range. Agios Chariton is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 96. It has always been a Turkish Cypriot village. Show Ágios Charítonon the map
MaráthaMaratha (Greek: Μαράθα, Turkish: Muratağa) is a small village located in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, 7 km south of Lefkoniko. In 1974 a mass-grave containing the bodies of more than 80 murdered Turkish-Cypriots men, women and children was found here. These were the people who were massacred by the EOKA-B in the Maratha, Santalaris and Aloda massacre during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Show Maráthaon the map
ÁchnaAchna (Greek: Άχνα; Turkish: Düzce) is an abandoned village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus. It is just north of the Buffer Zone and it is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. After the 1974 Turkish invasion, its displaced inhabitants built a new village nearby. Achna is known for its football club, Ethnikos Achna FC. Ethnikos Achna won the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2006. Show Áchnaon the map
Ágios NikólaosAyios Nikolaos (Greek: Αγιος Νικόλαος, Turkish: Yamaçköy) is a small village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 8 km north of Psyllatos and 1 km west of Melounta, on the south side of the Kyrenia mountain range.Since 1974, it is chiefly inhabited by Turkish families from the Black Sea city of Trabzon. The former church of Ayios Nikolaos has been converted into a mosque. Show Ágios Nikólaoson the map
PlatániPlatani (Greek: Πλατάνι; Turkish: Çınarlı \"place with a platanus\", previously Bladan) is a Turkish Cypriot village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of Lefkoniko. Platani is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. It is locally known for the nearby stalactite cave \"Incirli Mağra\". As of 2011, Platani had a population of 183. Show Platánion the map
KnódaraKnodara (Greek: Κνώδαρα, Turkish: Gönendere) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 8 km west of Lefkoniko on the mian Nicosia-Trikomo highway. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Regularly, a culture and art fest is organized in Knodora. Knodora is also one of the leg of Northern Cyprus Rally Championship Show Knódaraon the map
Ágios IákovosAgios Iakovos (Greek: Αγιος Ιάκωβος \"Saint James\"; Turkish: Altınova \"golden plain\", previously Aynakofo) is a village in Cyprus, located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northwest of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, Agios Iakovos had a population of 229. It has always been inhabited by Turkish Cypriots. Show Ágios Iákovoson the map
Ágios AndrónikosAgios Andronikos (Greek: Άγιος \"Saint Andronicus\" or [το] Άγιον (diminutive of Andronikos, used in distinguishing it from Agios Andronikos); Turkish: Yeşilköy \"village of cannoneers\") is a Turkish Cypriot village in Cyprus, located 7 km north of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Ágios Andrónikoson the map
Ágios EfstáthiosAgios Efstathios (Greek: Άγιος Ευστάθιος \"Saint Efstathios\"; Turkish: Zeybekköy \"village of Zeibeks\", previously Ayistat) is a village in Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, Agios Efstathios had a population of 36. It has always been a Turkish Cypriot village. Show Ágios Efstáthioson the map
LefkónoikoLefkoniko (Greek: Turkish: Lefkonuk or Geçitkale) is a town in the Mesaoria Plain of Cyprus. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Lefkoniko is the birthplace of Cypriot national poet Vasilis Michaelides and is known for its lace. Geçitkale Air Base of the Turkish Air Force is near Lefkoniko. Show Lefkónoikoon the map
AlódaAloda (Greek: Αλόδα, Turkish: Atlılar) is a small village located in the Famagusta District of Cyprus 5 km west of Agios Sergios. The village was inhabited by Turkish Cypriots before 1974. 37 of the inhabitants were killed by EOKA-B during Maratha, Santalaris and Aloda massacre in 1974 and only three could escape. Show Alódaon the map
Ágios SymeónAgios Symeon (Greek: Άγιος Συμεών \"Saint Simon\"; Turkish: Avtepe “hill for hunt”, previously Aysinyo) is a village in Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, Agios Symeon had a population of 119. It has always been inhabited by Turkish Cypriots. Show Ágios Symeónon the map
AngastínaAngastina(Greek: Αγκαστίνα, Turkish: Aslanköy) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located around 20 km east of Nicosia, on the main road to Famagusta. It is perched on a gentle river terrace chalk escarpment over the Pedias river plain at 66 metres above sea level. Show Angastínaon the map
TríkomoTrikomo (Greek: Τρίκωμο) or Yeni İskele (in Turkish) is a town in north-eastern Mesaoria in Cyprus. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus. Trikomo gained municipality status on 1 June 1998. It is the administrative center of the İskele District of Northern Cyprus. Show Tríkomoon the map
Ágios SérgiosAgios Sergios (Greek: Άγιος Σέργιος \"Saint Sergius\"; Turkish: Yeni Boğaziçi \"New Bosporus\", previously Aysergi) is a large village in Cyprus, near Salamis. Agios Sergios is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 3,347. Show Ágios Sérgioson the map
SantalárisSantalaris (Greek: Turkish: Sandallar) is a small village located in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, north of Famagusta. The Turkish Cypriot inhibitants of the village were killed by EOKA-B during Maratha, Santalaris and Aloda massacre. Show Santalárison the map
Agía TriásAgia Trias (Greek: Αγία Τριάς \"the Holy Trinity\", commonly referred to as Αγία Τριάδα; Turkish: Sipahi “cavalry soldier”, previously Aytriada) is a village on the Karpas Peninsula, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of Gialousa, in Cyprus. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Agía Triáson the map
PyrgáPyrga (Greek: Πυργά, Turkish: Pirhan) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 22 west of Famagusta on the main Nicosia-Famagusta highway. Today most of the village is used by the Turkish military as a military base. Show Pyrgáon the map
AcherítouAcheritou (Greek: Αχερίτου [locally [aʃeˈɾitu]]; Turkish: Güvercinlik) is a village in Cyprus, located just to the west of the Agios Nikolaos section of Dhekelia SBA. De facto, it is part of Northern Cyprus. In 2011, its population was 911. Show Acherítouon the map
GalinóporniGalinoporni (Greek: Turkish: Kaleburnu) is a Turkish Cypriot village in Cyprus, located on the southern side of the Karpas Peninsula. Galinoporni is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 333.The village is attended in the summer months by wealthy Turkish Cypriots, who expatriated in England and let build in Kaleburnu their summer residences.Although the inhabitants' religion is Islam, the population's language was Greek, and only after 1974 Turkish could gradually take foot among the villagers. Show Galinópornion the map
AkanthoúAkanthou (Greek: Ακανθού; Turkish: Tatlısu) is a village in Famagusta District, on the northern coast of Cyprus. Akanthou is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 1,459. Show Akanthoúon the map
Ágios TheódorosAgios Theodoros (Greek: Άγιος Θεόδωρος, Turkish: Çayırova) is a village in Cyprus, on the Karpass Peninsula on the main road between Trikomo and Rizokarpaso. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Ágios Theódoroson the map
GoúfesGoufes (Greek: Γούφες; Turkish: Çamlıca, previously Kufez) is a village in Cyprus, 6 km northwest of Lefkoniko. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 100. Show Goúfeson the map
TrypiméniTrypimeni (Greek: Τρυπημένη, Turkish: Tirmen) is a small village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of Marathovounos on the south side of the Kyrenia mountain range. Show Trypiménion the map
KiádosTziaos (Greek: Τζιάος or Κιάδος; Turkish: Serdarlı or Çatoz) is a Turkish Cypriot village in Cyprus, located 3 km north of Marathovounos. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus. Show Kiádoson the map
FrénarosFrenaros (Greek: Φρέναρος; locally [ˈfrenːaɾos]) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, on the Greek side of the district. In 2011, it had a population of 4,298. Show Frénaroson the map
DavlósDavlos (Greek: Δαυλός, Turkish: Kaplıca) is a village in Cyprus, located on the northern coast, east of Kyrenia, near Kantara Castle. It is under de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Davlóson the map
ArtémiArtemi (Greek: Αρτέμι, Turkish: Arıdamı) is a small village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 9 km north of Lefkoniko on the south side of the Kyrenia mountain range. Show Artémion the map
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MousoulítaMousoulita (Greek: Turkish: Kurudere) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 5 km east of Angastina on the main Nicosia-Famagusta highway. Show Mousoulítaon the map
PsyllátosPsyllatos (Greek: Ψυλλάτος, Turkish: Sütlüce) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 5 km west of Lefkoniko on the mian Nicosia-Trikomo highway. Show Psyllátoson the map
GénagraGenagra (Greek: Γέναγρα, Turkish: Nergizli) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 5 km southwest of Lefkoniko, just south of Lefkoniko Airport. Show Génagraon the map
Ayia NapaAyia Napa (officially romanised Agia Napa; Greek: Αγία Νάπα [locally [aˈʝanːapa]]; Turkish: Aya Napa) is a resort at the far eastern end of the southern coast of Cyprus. Show Ayia Napaon the map
EptakómiEptakomi (Greek: Επτακώμη, Turkish: Yedikonuk) is a village in Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Eptakómion the map
ÁrdanaArdana (Greek: Άρδανα, Turkish: Ardahan) is a village in Cyprus, located 9 km north of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Árdanaon the map
ArnadíArnadi (Greek: Αρναδί, Turkish: Kuzucuk) is a village in Cyprus, located north of Famagusta. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Arnadíon the map
LythrágkomiLythrangomi (Greek: or Boltaşlı (in Turkish) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpass Peninsula east of Leonarisso. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Lythrágkomion the map
MakrásykaMakrasyka (Greek: Μακράσυκα, Turkish: İncirli) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of Achna. Show Makrásykaon the map
StrongylósStrongylos (Greek: Turkish: Turunçlu) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 5 km (3 mi) northwest of Vatili. Show Strongylóson the map
LimniáLimnia (Greek: Λιμνιά, Turkish: Mormenekşe) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located just north of the city of Famagusta. Show Limniáon the map
VasíliVasili is a small village in Cyprus, near the Leonarisso and Lythragomi villages. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Vasílion the map
VitsádaVitsada (Greek: Βιτσάδα, Turkish: Pınarlı) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 4 km northeast of Marathovounos. Show Vitsádaon the map
StýlloiStylloi (Greek: Στύλλοι, Turkish: Mutluyaka) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 12 km northwest of Famagusta. Show Stýlloion the map
GaïdourásGaidouras (Greek: Γαϊδουράς, Turkish: Korkuteli) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 17 km west of Famagusta. Show Gaïdouráson the map
SotíraSotira (Greek: Σωτήρα) is a town in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, west of Paralimni. In 2011, it had a population of 5,474. Show Sotíraon the map
SpatharikóSpathariko (Greek: Σπαθαρικό, Turkish: Ötüken) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located north of Famagusta. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Spatharikóon the map
Kóma tou GialoúKoma tou Gialou (Greek: Κώμα του Γιαλού, Turkish: Kumyalı) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Kóma tou Gialoúon the map
PerivóliaPerivolia (Greek: Περιβόλια or Περβόλια, Turkish: Bahçeler) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located east of Trikomo. Show Perivóliaon the map
KoúkliaKouklia (Greek: Κούκλια, Turkish: Köprülü) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 5 km east of Lysi. El:Κούκλια Show Koúkliaon the map
MonargáMonarga (Greek: Μoναργά, Turkish: Boğaztepe) is a small village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 7 km northeast of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Monargáon the map
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PlatanissósPlatanissos (Greek: Turkish: Balalan) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Platanissóson the map
LeonárissoLeonarisso (Greek: Turkish: Ziyamet) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpass Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Leonárissoon the map
KoilánemosKoilanemos (Greek: Turkish: Esenköy) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Koilánemoson the map
VothýlakasVathylakas (Greek: Βαθύλακας, Turkish: Derince) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Vothýlakason the map
MándresMandres (Greek: Μάντρες or Μάνδρες, Turkish: Ağıllar) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 12 km northwest of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Mándreson the map
SýgkrasiSygkrasi (Greek: Σύγκραση, Turkish: Sınırüstü) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 3 km east of Lapathos. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Sýgkrasion the map
KoróveiaKoroveia (Greek: Κορόβεια, Turkish: Kuruova) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Koróveiaon the map
KrídeiaKrideia (Greek: Κρίδεια, Turkish: Kilitkaya) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Krídeiaon the map
VokolídaVokolida (Greek: Βοκολίδα, Turkish: Bafra) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Vokolídaon the map
GastriáGastria (Greek: Γαστριά, Turkish: Kalecik) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Gastriáon the map
NétaNeta (Greek: Νέτα, Turkish: Taşlıca) is a small village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the Karpas Peninsula. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Nétaon the map
ÓvgorosOvgoros (Greek: Όβγορος, Turkish: Ergazi) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located northeast of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Óvgoroson the map
MiliáMilia (Greek: Μηλιά, literally 'Apple tree', (Turkish: Yıldırım) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus. Show Miliáon the map
SíntaSinta (Greek: Σίντα; Turkish: İnönü or Sinde) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Síntaon the map
TávrouTavros (Greek: Ταύρος, literally 'Bull', Turkish: Pamuklu) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Show Távrouon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Ammochostos
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Eparchía AmmochóstouFamagusta District is one of the six districts of Cyprus. Its main town is the island's most important port, Famagusta. The city of Famagusta is currently controlled by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and functions as the administrative center of the Gazimağusa District of Northern Cyprus. A district administration in \"exile\" exists on the Republic of Cyprus-controlled part of the island. This part of the district has a population of 37,738 inhabitants (2001).Show on map
AvgolídaAvgolida (Greek: Αυγολίδα, also spelled Αβγολίδα, Turkish: Kurtuluş) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located northeast of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus.Show on map
FlamoúdiFlamoudi (also Phlamoudhi; Greek: Φλαμούδι, Turkish: Mersinlik) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located on the northern coast, east of Kyrenia. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus.Show on map
Different buildings in Ammochostos
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Panagía KanakariáAydın Dikmen (born October 15, 1937) is a Turkish art dealer who was arrested in 1998 for trying to sell Eastern Orthodox art that had been looted from Cyprus during the 1974 invasion. During the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus in 1974, some of the churches and monasteries in the area were looted for art treasures. Greek Cypriot authorities now suspect that Dikmen had a major part of stripping the churches of their treasures or at least selling them.Show on map
KantáraKantara Castle is the easternmost of the three castles situated on the Kyrenia Mountain range in the island of Cyprus. (The other two are Buffavento and St Hilarion) Lying at 630 metres above sea level, Kantara is well positioned to control the entrances to Karpass Peninsula and Mesaoria plain. The name 'Kantara' is derived from the Arabic word qantara, which means \"bridge\". Also many mix this myth with St. Hilarion castle due to the man had visited and mentioned in the Kantara castle myth.Show on map
Fig Tree BayFig Tree Bay is a sandy beach in the resort of Protaras, Cyprus. In 2011, TripAdvisor declared it to be the third best beach in Europe, but it dropped to 13th place in 2013. Fig tree As with all beaches in Cyprus, access to the public is free, whilst bed and umbrella hire is chargeable. A municipal car park provides parking within a short walk. The sandy beach stretches for 500m and the waters are clean enough for the beach to have been awarded blue flag designation. The beach, which runs the length of its own cove, takes its name from the fig trees located close to the coast.Show on map
Apóstolos AndréasApostolos Andreas Monastery (Turkish: Apostolos Andreas Manastırı; Greek: Απόστολος Ανδρέας) is a monastery situated just south of Cape Apostolos Andreas, the north-easternmost point of the island of Cyprus, in Rizokarpaso in the Karpass Peninsula. The monastery is dedicated to Saint Andrew and is an important site for the Cypriot Orthodox Church. It was once known as 'the Lourdes of Cyprus', served not by an organized community of monks but by a changing group of volunteer priests and laymen. Both Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities consider the monastery a holy place. As such it is visited by many people for votive prayers. The contents of the monastery are also noteworthy.Show on map
Geçitkale Air BaseGeçitkale Air Base (IATA: GEC, ICAO: LCGK) is a military airfield of the Turkish Air Force near Lefkoniko (Turkish: Geçitkale) in Northern Cyprus. Construction was completed around 1990. During the renovation of the Ercan International Airport between September 2002 and May 2004, it served as Northern Cyprus' primary civilian airport. Geçitkale's unofficial ICAO code is LCGK.Show on map
ÉgkomiEnkomi (Greek: Έγκωμη; Turkish: Tuzla) is a village near Famagusta in Cyprus. It is the site of an important Bronze Age city, possibly the capital of Alasiya. Enkomi is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. In 1974, Enkomi had about 800 Greek Cypriot inhabitants. They all fled to the south of the island after the Turkish invasion, in the aftermath of the July coup. As of 2011, Enkomi has a population of 2,645. It comprises displaced Turkish Cypriots from Larnaca and Turkish settlers from Adana Province and Trabzon Province.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Ammochostos
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Kólpos AmmochostoúFamagusta Bay (Greek: Κόλπος της Turkish: Mağusa Körfezi) is the easternmost body of water that is formed by the Karpasia peninsula and Protaras. It is named after the city of Famagusta, which lies almost right in the middle of the bay. The ancient city-state of Salamis also is found on the bay, north of Famagusta. It is known for the best sandy beaches in Cyprus, which stretch for miles.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Ammochostos
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KarpasíaThe Karpass Peninsula (Greek: Καρπασία; Turkish: Karpaz), also known as the Karpas Peninsula or Karpasia, is a long, finger-like peninsula that is one of the most prominent geographical features of the island of Cyprus. Its farthest extent is Cape Apostolos Andreas, and its major population centre is the town of Rizokarpaso (Greek: Ριζοκάρπασο; Turkish: Dipkarpaz). De facto, the peninsula forms the İskele District of Northern Cyprus, while de jure it lay in the Famagusta District of the Republic of Cyprus.Show on map
Akrotírio GkrékoCape Greco, also known as Cavo Greco (Italian for \"Greek cape\"; Greek: Κάβο Γκρέκο) and Poyraz Burnu in Turkish, is a headland in the southeastern part of the island of Cyprus. It is at the southern end of Famagusta Bay and forms part of Ayia Napa Municipality. It lies between the towns of Ayia Napa and Protaras, both of which are popular tourist resorts. It is frequently visited by many tourists for its natural beauty. It is a protected nature park. From the high points on the cliff that rests at the cape one can view amazing sights out to sea.Show on map
Akrotírio Apóstolos AndréasCape Apostolos Andreas (Greek: Ακρωτήριο Αποστόλου Ανδρέα; Greek translation Cape Saint Andrew, Turkish: Zafer Burnu; Turkish translation, Cape Victory) is the north-easternmost point (promontory) of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus (35°41.70′N 34°35.20′E / 35.69500°N 34.58667°E). It lies at the tip of the finger-like Karpass Peninsula. The famous Apostolos Andreas Monastery is located 5 km south-West of the promontory itself. The city of Latakia in Syria is located about 68 miles (109 km) to the east.Show on map
MesaoriaThe Mesaoria (Greek: Μεσαορία, Turkish: Mesarya) is a broad, sweeping plain which makes up the north centre of the island of Cyprus.Show on map