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Topic: Districts of Cyprus

  Nicosia District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nicosia District is one of the six districts of Cyprus.
The northern part of the district has been occupied by the Turkish army since 1974.
The authorities in Northern Cyprus administer the Turkish-occupied parts of Larnaca District as part of Nicosia District, but this is not recognized by the internationally recognized government of Cyprus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nicosia_District   (107 words)

 Cyprus - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cyprus was placed under British control on 4 June 1878 as a result of the Cyprus Convention, which granted control of the island to Britain in return for British support of the Ottoman Empire in the Russian-Turkish War.
Cyprus is geographically close to the Middle East (see also Southwest Asia and Near East) and due to the island's geographic proximity is often included in the region, though politically and culturally it is closely aligned with Europe, in particular Greece and to a lesser extent Turkey.
Economic affairs in Cyprus are dominated by the division of the country due to the Turkish occupation of the north part of the island.
cyprus.quickseek.com   (5350 words)

 Districts of Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are 6 districts which have the same name with their capitals.
For instance, there is Limassol District which Limassol city is its capital.
This page was last modified 11:36, 18 June 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Districts_of_Cyprus   (86 words)

 Cyprus The Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cyprus is a land of palm and pine, hill sides covered in vines, intensively worked plough land, silent cedar forests and patches of ancient olive and carob groves.
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean after Sicily and Sardinia having an area of 9,250 square kilometres (3,570 sq.miles) and a population of 680,000.
The districts of Cyprus are connected by an efficient network of roads.
www.ecst.csuchico.edu /~dakis/CYPRUS.HTML   (463 words)

 >> European Village - Cyprus <<   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cyprus is situated in the north-eastern basin of the Mediterranean Sea at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa.
Cyprus is among the most developed countries in the world with an automatic telephone connection with over 200 countries.
Visitors in Cyprus may drive using a valid international driving licence or their National driving licence, provided it is valid for the particular class of vehicle they want to drive.
www.europeanvillage.co.uk /files_cyprus/cyprus_general.htm   (1282 words)

 Cyprus Information Center - cyprus property
Cyprus is geographically in Western Asia (or the Near East), though politically and culturally it is considered as being in Europe.
Cyprus was originally apartment in cyprus settled in prehistory from the Levant.
Economic affairs in Cyprus are dominated by the division of the country into the southern (Greek) area controlled by the Cyprus Government and the northern Turkish Cypriot-administered area.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_A_-_C/Cyprus.html   (3789 words)

 Cyprus Information - Online Prescription Medication Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cyprus (Greek: ??p???, Kýpros; Turkish: Kibris) is a Eurasian island in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea south of the Anatolian peninsula (Asia Minor) or modern-day Turkey.
Cyprus is the legendary birthplace of the goddess of beauty, love, sex and passion, the beautiful Aphrodite (also known as Kypris or the Cyprian).
Cyprus became part of the Byzantine Empire after the partitioning of the Roman Empire in AD 395, and remained so for almost 800 years, though with brief period of Arab domination and influence.
www.prescriptiondrug-info.com /drug_information_online.asp?title=Cyprus   (6265 words)

 Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On that date the Republic΄s constitution was signed by the lst Governor of the Colony of Cyprus, Sir Hugh Foot, the Consul-General of Greece, George Christopoulos, his Turkish counterpart, Turel, and Archbishop Makarios and Dr. Fazil Kutchuk on behalf of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities.
The Treaty of Alliance between the Republic of Cyprus the Kingdom of Greece and the Republic of Turkey was a military alliance agreed for defence purposes.
It is worth noting in the context of Cyprus΄ later history that under Article 185 of the Constitution the territory of the Republic is one and indivisible and the complete or partial union of Cyprus with any other state is expressly excluded.
www.kypros.org /Constitution/overview.htm   (4160 words)

 FAO Fishery Country Profile - THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS
Cyprus is the third-largest island in the Mediterranean, situated in the eastern part of the basin.
The biggest part of the districts of Nicosia, and Famagusta and all the area of the Kyrenia district are not under the government of the Republic of Cyprus control.
The segments of the Cyprus fishery are the inshore, the trawl and the multipurpose fishery.
www.fao.org /fi/fcp/en/CYP/profile.htm   (2502 words)

 Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Inportant both as a major source of copper, and as a strategic jump-off point to the Near East, the place has seen virtually every conqueror, colonizer, and explorer to have been involved in the Middle East, and it continues to this day to be a source of drama and tension.
One ought to point out that while the island was administered by the Byzantine Empire permanently after 680, that between that time and the mid 900's tax revenues from the island were divided by treaty between the Byzantines and the Umayyad, and later Abbasid, Caliphate.
It was a mercantile center specializing in the Cypriote copper trade, and was a focus of the cult of Cybele and Her consort Atys.
www.hostkingdom.net /Cyprus.html   (834 words)

 Cyprus buying property guide to Let property investments
Cyprus is situated in the far eastern Mediterranean, at the hub of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa.
There are four main districts in Cyprus, each with one of the four large towns at its centre: Nicosia (Levkosia), Limassol (Lemessos), Larnaca and Paphos.
Cyprus has a double tax treaty with the UK, which means that you cannot pay tax on the same income in both countries.
www.jupesproperties.co.uk /property/about-cyprus.php   (1670 words)

 Cyprus wedding-wedding in Cyprus-Cyprusdeal.com-get married in Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
After you have chosen Cyprus as you final Wedding destination along with deciding on your location, hotel and extra services you would require the rest is taken care by your wedding planners.
Polis and surrounding district on the north coast are sleepier areas in which couples can relax, sunbathe and marvel at the views.
By Cyprus law, your hotel must be located in the same town in which your marriage will take place.
www.cyprusdeal.com /misc.asp?act=cyprus_weddings   (1586 words)

 Geology Rocks :: Tutorials
Cyprus is situated in the easternmost part of the Mediterranean, around 80 miles from Turkey in the north, around 100 miles from the coasts of Syria and Lebanon to the east and, to the south, around 300 miles from Egypt and Israel.
Cyprus forms part of the eastern Mediterranean basin, although the suture between the two separate domains runs across the island, marked, as it is to the east of Cyprus, by a series of ophiolites and related nappe sequences (Garfunkel, 1998).
Iron-copper-cobalt-nickel sulphide deposits on Cyprus are found in the Limassol Forest complex, a plutonic complex associated with the Arakapas transform fault, to the south of the main body of the Troodos ophiolite.
www.geologyrocks.co.uk /tut.php?id=22   (4617 words)

 Cyprus Nature Trails   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cyprus countryside is endowed with inexhaustible historical, natural and human riches, generously revealed to the visitor.
Its traditional villages, enhance and complement a wonderful natural environment, with their local character, traditional architecture and village planning.Such places are conducive to a harmonious coexistence of man with nature, a coexistence sought by more and more visitors on their holidays.
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation, having considered this new trend of visitors wishing to experience a new, alternative way of holidaying, has set in motion a program of restoration of traditional houses and enhancement of the traditional element in Cyprus villages, within the framework of the philosophy of agrotourism.
www.yourcyprus.com /agrotourism   (342 words)

 Cyprus Wedding | Wedding Hotel | Wedding Company | Church Ceremony
After you have chosen Cyprus as your final wedding destination along with deciding on your location, you should be aware of arrangements to follow.
For the foreigners all wedding ceremonies in Cyprus are conducted in English, as Cyprus Law is based on the English system, and so are the wedding certificates.
The couple must arrive in Cyprus at least 5 working days before the set date for the wedding as the original papers must be presented to the Town Hall.
www.cyprus.com /cyprus-general-info-wedding.php   (525 words)

 EU greenlights aid package for northern Cyprus - EUbusiness - EU law, politics and finance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cyprus has remained divided since 1974 when Turkish troops occupied the northern third of the island in response to a Greek Cypriot coup aimed at union with Greece.
Cyprus is a contuining example of international injustice agianst the minority Turkish Cypriots and I hope that Turkey tells the EU where to stuff its 169m Euros
Yes, lets also talk about the Armenians, Maronites, Latins in Cyprus (Turkish Cypriots are not the only minority but by the far the most spoilt and demanding) who also have been victimised by the Turks and who are prevented from reclaiming their homes and land stolen by barbarian Attila.
www.eubusiness.com /East_Europe/060227132051.p3ean64k   (2267 words)

 Wines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The vineyard of Cyprus is comprised of around 17.500 hectares of vines of which 16.300 are wine making grapes and the rest are table grapes.
The four big wineries are in Limassol which is the wine capital of Cyprus while the regional wineries are spread all over the two main wine producing districts of Cyprus i.e.
Cyprus is very proud of its wines and we wish to encourage you to visit some of our wineries during your visit to Cyprus and do not forget to take with you a bottle or two of the drink of the gods “Commandaria” or “Zivania” the Cyprus Spirit.
members.aon.at /dialtec/englisch/wein.htm   (577 words)

 Cyprus property news.
A survey conducted by the statistical department has revealed a 13 per cent decrease in the sizes of houses being built across the island.
Between the months of January and June, 4,475 housing permits were granted, a 3.4 per cent increase on the same period of the previous year.
Of all the districts in the Cyprus, only the free areas of Famagusta showed an increase in the sizes of houses, while all the other districts fell, with Larnaca in particular slumping from an average of 243 square metres in 2004 to 187 square metres in 2005.
www.cyprus-online.com /buy-sell/cyprus-property-news-33.html   (318 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Mycenandaelig;an civilization seems to have reached Cyprus at around 1600 B.C. and several Greek and Phandoelig;nician settlements that belong to the Iron Age can be found on the island.
In the 16th century B.C., Amasis of Egypt conquered Cyprus, which soon fell under the rule of the Persians when Cambyses conquered Egypt.
The northern part is an enclave like the two villages, whereas the southern part is located by the sea and therefore not an enclave andmdash;although it has no territorial waters of its own 1.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/cyprus   (4250 words)

 CYPRUSIVE - North Cyprus Web Guide - Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Northern Cyprus hosts over 1600 plant specia of which 22 are endemic, 350 species of birds, of which 7 are endemic, and 26 different species of reptile and amphibia.
The two main reasons for this amazing diversity are, firstly, that Cyprus was not affected by the last ice-age (which wiped out many species from areas further north), and secondly, that Cyprus forms a resting and nesting station for birds migrating between Africa and Eastern Europe.
The main reasons are the climate, altitude, soils etc. on mountainous areas where the rate of the rainfall is high and the temperature is cooler, the vegatation is sirch.
www.cyprusive.com /?CID=10   (1799 words)

 The Grand Archaeological Tour of Cyprus (4 Days) on The Worldwide Traveler
One of its finds was the oldest picture of a human figure ever found in Cyprus, estimated at 5,000 years old.
It was also capital of one of the four districts of Cyprus in Roman times.
A full inventory of the cultural treasures to be found there would include the House of Eustolios, adjacent to the ancient theatre, the Early Christian Basilica, the ancient Forum, the Nymphaeum, the public baths of the town, the Fountain House, House of Gladiators and House of Achilles.
www.theworldwidegourmet.com /travel/europe/chypre/tour.htm   (959 words)

 Cyprus PIO: Turkish Press and Other Media, 03-01-09
Explaining that there should be a period of moratorium even if an agreement is reached on the Cyprus issue, Denktas said that the agreement on Turkey's membership should not be implemented until the economies of the two people are equal.
Ozkok released a speech in the reception and said that the geographical location of Cyprus is very important for Turkey`s security and he added that if a hostile force takes place in Cyprus, it will have the opportunity and capability to influence the south and southeast of Anatolia.
According to KIBRIS (09/01/03) a new "Peace Platform for Cyprus" was formed in London for supporting the rally that took place on 26 December 2002 in the occupied area of Cyprus.
www.hri.org /news/cyprus/tcpr/2003/03-01-09.tcpr.html   (3957 words)

 Danielle A. Parks, I. Introduction
The epitaph formulae are defined in Part III, and the questions addressed are similar to those discussed in Part II, with the added concerns as to who was commemorated, including issues of gender, age, class, ethnicity, profession, religious affiliation, and the identity of the mourners.
Mitford divided the interior of the island between Tamassus and Chytri Districts; allowance must be made for the territory of Ledri.
Epitaphs and Tombstones of Hellenistic and Roman Cyprus.
www.stoa.org /hopper/text.jsp?doc=Stoa:text:2001.01.0012   (398 words)

 SweeT-Cyprus © Accommodation in Limassol
Because of its dominance in literature, the Greek language became the literary language of the Cyprus region and is the language of Greece today.
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www.sweet-cyprus.com /Accommodation_Limassol_Cyprus.htm   (938 words)

 CYPRUSIVE - North Cyprus Web Guide - Climate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Statistical analysis of rainfall in Cyprus reveals a decreasing trend of rainfall amounts in the last decades.
Hail is reported on an average two or three times a year in the lowlands and probably three times as frequently on the mountains, usually between November and May, in most districts of Cyprus.
Usually of light or moderate strength, rarely reaching of that of gale force.Over the island of Cyprus winds are quite variable in direction with orography and local heating effects playing a large part in the determination of local wind direction and strength.
www.cyprusive.com /?CID=34   (1325 words)

 Top20Cyprus.com - Your Top20 Guide to Cyprus!
Historically, Cyprus has always been a bridgehead between Europe, Asia and Africa, with interchanging periods of Levantine, Anatolian, Greek and British influences.
Cyprus was originally settled in prehistory from the Levant.
Claiming to be responding to an imminent threat to the Republic of Cyprus and the need to protect the Turkish minority in Cyprus from attacks by Greek militias, it captured the northern third of the island, causing 180,000 Greek Cypriots to flee to the south.
www.top20cyprus.com   (3828 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In 1974, a Greek Government-sponsored attempt to seize control of Cyprus was met by military intervention from Turkey, which soon controlled more than a third of the island.
The Turkish Cypriot economy has roughly one-third of the per capita GDP of the south, and economic growth tends to be volatile, given north Cyprus's relative isolation, bloated public sector, reliance on the Turkish lira, and small market size.
The Turkish Cypriot economy grew 15.4% in 2004, fueled by growth in the construction and education sectors, as well as increased employment of Turkish Cypriots in the Republic of Cyprus.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/cy.html   (2002 words)

 Cyprus Business Directory - CyprusBusinessIndex.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Professional design agency based in Limassol, Cyprus - serving the districts of Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca, Ammochostos (Ayia Napa, Protaras, Paralimni).
Chroma Advertising is located in the heart of Paphos, Cyprus and was founded in July 2002.
Cyprus Business Index is a division of Esp Systems Ltd.
www.cyprusbusinessindex.com /index.php?cat=277   (230 words)

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