The '''Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus''' is
formed of the area of northern [[Cyprus]] occupied by Turkish forces in their invasion of the island of Cyprus in 1974. It is recognised as a sovereign state by [[Turkey]] but by no other nations. It is divided by a narrow strip of territory controlled by [[United Nations]] forces from the parts of the Republic of Cyprus controlled by the central government. The capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is [[Nicosia]]. Other major settlements incude [[Famagusta]] and Keryneia ([[Kyrenia]]).