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 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti) is a de facto country proclaimed in northern Cyprus in 1983, nine years after the Turkish military intervened with a large-scale landing of troops on the island (20 July 1974) in response to a Greek-engineered coup d'etat.
The territory between the TRNC and the remainder of Cyprus is separated by a United Nations-controlled buffer zone.
The number of seats assigned to Cyprus in the European Parliament (6 seats) is based on the population of the entire island, despite the fact that the residents of Northern Cyprus - Turkish Cypriots and Anatolian Turks alike - currently cannot participate in the election process.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Turkish_Republic_of_Northern_Cyprus   (1262 words)

 Encyclopedia: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TRNC Arms The Coat of Arms of Northern Cyprus are styled closely on the arms of the Republic of Cyprus, except that the arms are not colored and that the 1960 was removed from the shield underneath the dove.
Morphou Bay, on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, is the westernmost seaboard of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Logo of TAK TAK, Türk Ajansi Kibris (in English, Turkish News Agency-Cyprus) is the news agency in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus responsible for disseminating TRNC news internationally and disseminating foreign news in the TRNC.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Turkish-Republic-of-Northern-Cyprus   (3712 words)

 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Legally, however, the European Union continues to consider northern Cyprus as EU territory under foreign military occupation and thus indefinitely exempt from EU legislation until a settlement has been reached in the divided member country.
By comparison, Malta, with a population equal to that of the government-controlled southern part of Cyprus, holds only 5 MEP seats, and thus technically the voters of Northern Cyprus must "relinquish" their sole MEP to the voters of the South.
The Republic of Cyprus allows unrestricted passage across the Green Line from the part of Nicosia that it controls (as well as a few other selected crossing points), since the TRNC does not require a visa or leave entry stamps for such visits.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Cyprus   (1262 words)

 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti [KKTC]) is a de facto state, which controls the northern third of the island of Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean.
The territory between the TRNC and the remainder of Cyprus is seperated by a United Nations-controlled buffer zone.
In the aftermath of the attempted Greek-backed coup in 1974, resulting in the Turkish military intervention and occupation of the northern third of Cyprus, The de facto state of northern Cyprus was proclaimed in 1975 under the name "Turkish Federated State of Northern Cyprus".
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Northern_Cyprus   (2322 words)

 Cyprus History
Cyprus stands at the crossroads of Africa, Asia and Europe and this exotic mix is well-reflected in Cyprus' cultural history.
Cyprus has ten city-kingdoms and by 800 BC it is a flourishing and prosperous country.
Cyprus continues to be part of the Hellenist Empire until 58 BC.
www.cyprusexplorer.com /history.htm   (471 words)

 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Northern Cypriot population is almost entirely Turkish-Cypriot with small remnant populations of Greeks and Maronites.
The separate state of northern Cyprus was proclaimed in 1975 under the name "Turkish Federated State of Northern Cyprus".
The 1975 declaration of independence was condemned by the United Nations Security Council's Resolutions 541 and 550, which declared it legally invalid, called for Turkey's immediate withdrawal and urged all member states not to recognise it.
open-encyclopedia.com /Turkish_Republic_of_Northern_Cyprus   (1142 words)

 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
The Republic of Cyprus was proclaimed on 16 August 1960 as a compromise solution between the Greek and Turkish communities of the island.
According to the Constitution, the Greek community (82% of the population of Cyprus) elected the President of the Republic, Archbishop Makarios III (1913-1977), whereas the Turkish community (18% of the population of the island), elected the Vice-President of the Republic, Fazil Küçük.
Accordingly, Cyprus is still de facto divided into two parts, the Republic of Cyprus, internationally recognized, except by Turkey, as sovereign over the whole island but exerting power only on its southern part; and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, recognized by Turkey only, and exerting power on the north of the island.
flagspot.net /flags/cy-trnc.html   (1294 words)

 Cyprus : North Cyprus hotels information, Hotel Sempati
orth Cyprus is the perfect island retreat for those who wish to escape from the pressures of modern life -you can feel the pace of life slowing down the moment you step off the plane and crime is virtually non-existent.
Girne is fascinating town on the northern coast of North Cyprus.Its horse-shoe shaped harbour with the backdrop of the Besparmak mountains helps to make Girne one of the most beautiful areas on the island.
Fishing boats,colourful yachts and excursion boats are moored in this pretty spot and at the east of Kyrenia harbour is the castle A truly magnificent edifince where the remains of a 4th century cargo boat and its cargo of amphorae are displayed.
www.hotelsempati.com /cyprus.htm   (307 words)

 About Northern Cyprus - Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
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.hotels-northern-cyprus.com /environment.htm   (1711 words)

 Castles and Fortifications in Northern Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cyprus is justifiably famous for its castles, which generally date from the late Byzantine period (10th to 11th centuries A.D.) to the Lusignan (Crusader) period in the 12th through the 15th centuries.
The courtyard of the upper complex, 730 meters above sea level, was flanked by cisterns, kitchens, and waiting rooms on the east side, and residence rooms on the west.
Buffavento (Wind Gust) Castle is the second in the line of three built on the peaks of the northern mountain range.
archaeology.asu.edu /jordan/castles.html   (1682 words)

 Turkey Threatens To Annex Northern Cyprus; U.N. Envoy Responds
De Soto said both the EU and the United Nations believe that a settlement to the Cyprus issue will be forthcoming before the island joins the European body.
Since invading the northern third of the island in 1974 after a coup backed by Greek Cypriots and Greece sought to unite the island with Athens, Ankara has maintained 30,000 troops in northern Cyprus.
Cyprus is pushing ahead with its candidacy and is expected to join the EU by 2004 (Reuters/Ha'aretz, Nov. 4).
www.unwire.org /unwire/20011105/20820_story.asp   (426 words)

 ipedia.com: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Following the 1974 coup by Greek Cypriot elements seeking the unification of Cyprus with Greece, and the subsequent invasion by Turkey, population exchanges and expulsions caused both parts of Cyprus to become largely mono-ethnic.
As a consequence, the Northern Cypriot population is almost entirely Turkish-Cypriot with small remnant populations of Greeks and Lebanese.
At the New Delhi Non-Aligned Conference Northern Cyprus redeclared her secession from Cyprus to reinforce their earlier declaration of independence in 1975.
www.ipedia.com /turkish_republic_of_northern_cyprus.html   (990 words)

 Cyprus | Property | Real Estate | Hotel | Holiday | Apartment | Villa | Car Hire
Property is a fast growing sector in Cyprus and as a guide we display a large number of estate agents.
There are many Cyprus estate agents selling and constructing a wide range of properties in different areas of Cyprus, offering luxury villas and apartments at low and affordable costs.
Cyprus offers a wide range of hotels for your holiday including cheap rates and discount special offers.
www.cyprus.com   (522 words)

 North Cyprus, Property, Hotel, Rent a Car, Holidays, Flight, Estate Agent, Flag
There are several Northern Cyprus estate agents selling and constructing a wide range of properties in different areas of North Cyprus, offering - land, plots, cottage, bungalows, villas, holiday houses, flats, apartments, ruins, commercials, rentals and new builds.
Cyprus property prices are significantly cheaper in Northern Cyprus, compared to anywhere else in the Mediterranean.
Cyprus Estates agents provide the best quality service with inexpensive prices and achieve the highest standards in building new homes for people who want to live or have a holiday home in Northern Cyprus.
www.northcyprusonline.com   (606 words)

 Cyprus Car Hire: Online Car Hire Reservations- North Cyprus wide service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After Cyprus was conquered by the Ottomans, the monastery was given to the Greek Orthodox Church.
While on holiday in Northern Cyprus recently I hired a car from you, I just wanted to say thank you for the service you provide, I had a wonderful time exploring the island in the Opel Astra you provided and I have recommended you to other friends who are coming to Cyprus next year.
Cyprus Car Sale is our new partner.Now, we are becoming new leader of used car sales.
www.pacific-rentals.com   (550 words)

 Northern Cyprus - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC, Turkish Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti) is a self-proclaimed republic on the northern and eastern side of the island of Cyprus.
In 1983, the Turkish-held area declared itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, currently recognized by Turkey.
Northern Cyprus's Ercan Airport is not recognized by the IATA, which means that all flights (including charters) must touch down in Turkey before continuing.
wikitravel.org /en/Northern_Cyprus   (623 words)

 Northern Cyprus Holidays & Hotels
Northern Cyprus Holidays are for all kind of people.
Northern Cyprus is the third largest island in Mediterranean Sea.
History of Cyprus gives an overview of what happened in the Mediterranean's lovely island, Cyprus, from some year in B.C. to 2002 A.D. Kyrenia Castle is a must-see place in Kyrenia.
www.best-cyprus-hotels.com /northern_cyprus.html   (228 words)

 Elections in Cyprus (North)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Northern Cyprus is internationally not recognized as an independent state and is legally part of the Republic of Cyprus.
Cyprus (North) (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs) is a part of Cyprus that declared itself independent from this country.
Freedom House rated the country on political rights with a 2 and on civil rights with a 2, both on a scale of 1 to 7 (in which 1 is the most free).
www.electionworld.org /cyprus-north.htm   (208 words)

 Visiting Occupied Northern Cyprus
CYPRUS, an independent country, was invaded by Turkey in 1974.
Two hundred thousand Cypriots of Greek and Maronite descent were forced out of their homes in northern Cyprus and became refugees in the south.
Tassos Isaac, a 26 year old refugee, was brutally beaten to death by occupied northern Cyprus police, Turkish soldiers and illegal Turkish settlers an 11 August 1996.
www.attrition.org /mirror/attrition/1998/03/05/turkey   (415 words)

 Northern Cyprus Self Catering Holiday Villa Rental
Cyprus large family villa with swimming pool in Northern Cyprus for Mediterranean island holiday rental
One of the best beaches in Northern Cyprus, Escape beach, is also 5 minutes drive away.
Villa Maniola offers a get-away-from-it-all holiday, combining luxurious accommodation and breathtaking views of the Northern Cyprus coastline and the Kyrenia mountain range in a semi rural setting.
www.kcvillas.net   (229 words)

 Greek Cypriots accuse Turkey of military buildup in northern Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cypriot Defence Minister Kyriakos Mavronicolas on Saturday accused Turkey of building up military forces in northern Cyprus at a time when Greek Cypriots are calling for demilitarization of the so-called "green line" dividing the Mediterranean island.
"The presence of a larger occupation force poses a specific danger to the Cyprus Republic, and this move doesn't seem to be linked to replacements (of weapons and troops)," Mavronicolas told reporters.
Cyprus last Tuesday marked 30 years since Turkey invaded and occupied the island's northern third of the island following a 1974 Greek-engineered coup in Nicosia.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040724183412.urczgnfg.html   (261 words)

 Northern Cyprus
In 1974 the Island of Cyprus was invaded from the north by Turkish forces.
The Northern side is recognized by Turkey as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, but no other county in the world recognizes this as a sovereign country, and thus they have no trade relations and very little tourism.
It seemed to me the people on the northern side made a very concerted effort to display flags and reminders of their Turkish connection.
homepage.mac.com /huntington.c/n_cyprus.html   (900 words)

 Top 5 Cyprus Property in Northern Cyprus
Cyprus property prices are significantly cheaper in Northern Cyprus, compared to anywhere else around the Mediterranean.
Not only is property in Northern Cyprus good value for your money, but it is a sound investment too.
Moreover, we will provide you a quick tour of the island of Cyprus, discussions with the most experienced property lawyers, architects and engineers of Northern Cyprus.
www.cyprus-properties.com   (116 words)

 Unwin Real Estate Agents North Cyprus Properties Northern Cyprus Villas for Sale
Northern Cyprus enjoys its' new found wealth, the government have been careful to guide the property market in the right direction.
North Cyprus is fast becoming the number one choice for people looking to invest in property abroad, overtaking the likes of Spain, Portugal and France; places many people feel have had their day.
The relatively unspoilt shores and friendly local community combine to make Northern Cyprus a first choice location to buy a new villa, apartment, land or simply invest for the future.
www.unwinestates.com   (576 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Cyprus
Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded the north in response to a military coup on the island which was backed by the Athens government.
The island was effectively partitioned with the northern third inhabited by Turkish-Cypriots and the southern two-thirds by Greek Cypriots.
Many hope that the key to a Cyprus solution might be found during the course of Turkey's negotiations with the EU.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1016541.stm   (940 words)

 Northern Cyprus Villa Properties for Sale - Evergreen developments Group
Northern Cyprus presents a genuine real estate option, a sound property investment opportunity and a relaxed and natural life style.
Estates in Northern Cyprus are relatively inexpensive, especially compared to real estate rates in the UK and other European communities.
Weather in North Cyprus is warm and clear most of the year, ensuring year round outdoor activities and letting opportunities for holiday goers.
www.evergreendevelopments.com   (976 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Northern Cyprus (Landmark Visitors Guides)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After many years of wanting to visit Northern Cyprus, we bought this book to see what the Turkish side of the country would have to offer us.
Northern Cyprus has so much to offer the traveller, it's history, wildlife, flora & fauna etc. The list is too long.
Northern Cyprus is certainly as it is described, 'A corner of earth touched by heaven'.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1843061589   (626 words)

 North Cyprus Hotel Manolya, North Cyprus Kyrenia Family Run Hotel
Manolya Hotel is situated 10 kilometers from Girne(kyrenia - North Cyprus) and is in the town of Lapta.
I write to thank you most warmly for the week's holiday which my wife and I had with you in late May. All the arrangements which you had made for us via the internet proved to be very satisfactory and fully lived up to the promises which you had made.
Altogether our first visit to Northern Cyprus was a very happy one and something which we would like to repeat as well as commend to family and friends.
www.manolyahotel.com   (689 words)

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