What country is Nicosia in?
The city in the center of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has almost 280 000 inhabitants. Since 1974, the border between the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot part of the state has passed through Nicosia. Nicosia as a whole is the capital of the Republic of Cyprus in terms of international law. However, the northern part is also the de facto capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. About 55 500 of the inhabitants live here.
Nicosia is an archdiocese. There are several universities in the city. The textile and leather industry is important. In the northern part there is the Ercan Airport, for the southern part the Larnaca Airport is used.
Is Nicosia part of Turkey?
Is Nicosia in Greece?
Is Nicosia Greek or Turkish side?