Difference between revisions of "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus"

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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]]).
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The '''Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus''' is a disputed territory consisting 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]]).
  
 
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Revision as of 22:43, 19 December 2007

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is a disputed territory consisting 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).