Northern Cyprus

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Type Region
Usage English

Meaning & History

Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs), officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC; Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti, KKTC), is a de facto state that comprises the northeastern portion of the island of Cyprus. Recognised only by Turkey, Northern Cyprus is considered by the international community to be part of the Republic of Cyprus. It's de facto capital is North Nicosia, it's de jure capital is Nicosia.
Added 9/11/2020 by anonymous
Edited 9/15/2020 by Mike C