North Nicosia

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North Nicosia city hall
Büyük Han / The Great Inn
Ancient lusignan house

North Nicosia (Turkish: Kuzey Lefkoşa) is the capital and largest city of Northern Cyprus.[1] North Nicosia is in the Turkish Cypriot side of the city, which contains half of the Old City. North Nicosia is governed by the Nicosia Turkish Municipality.

North Nicosia has a rich cultural heritage with the walled city boasting many historical sites and attractions.[2]

North Nicosia has a population of 61,378 and a metropolitan area with a population of 82,539.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The last divided capital". 2004-04-21. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  2. Planet, Lonely. "Culture in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa), Cyprus". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2019-03-02.