North Cyprus Articles

View some of the articles about Northern Cyprus below, or choose from one of the categories on the right. You can also perform a search about North Cyprus on the right hand side.

22 November, 2009

Geographical Outline

Cyprus is the most eastern of the Mediterranean islands it has a total area of approximately 3,572 square miles, with 486 miles of coastline. North Cyprus covers a total land area of 1,357 square miles, nearly one third of the […]
5 November, 2009
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Turkish Language

Turkish is spoken by over 63 million people worldwide, and originates from Ottoman Turkish, which dates back nearly 1,200 years. The Ottoman Turkish language was based mainly on Arabic and Persian, but was replaced under one of Ataturk’s reforms in 1928, […]
3 December, 2009
Guzelyurt

Guzelyurt

Head west from Kyrenia and follow the coastal route, and you will travel through miles of unspoilt countryside before reaching the town of Guzelyurt in the centre of the citrus growing area. The name Guzelyurt means “Beautiful Place”, it is […]
5 November, 2009
Turkish Cypriot Children

Turkish Cypriot People

The Turkish Cypriot people are well known for their hospitality and are very friendly and  welcoming. The people are warm natured and will be happy to invite you into their homes for a cup of tea or Turkish coffee and […]
26 November, 2009

The China Garden

The China Garden is an authentic Chinese Restaurant serving the best in oriental cuisine. Situated in Catalkoy, opposite the new Lemar supermarket, China Garden has something for everyone. In the summer months you can sit outside in the beautiful gardens, […]
20 November, 2009

Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach

A short drive from Çatalköy Village is the private Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach, now looked after by the large five-star Acapulco Spa Resort Hotel, which caters for package tourists, but takes in casual guests as well. One of the finest sandy […]
24 November, 2009
Lambousa Fish Tanks

Lambousa, City site and Roman period fish tanks

Continuing westwards from Kyrenia, pass the turning to the left signposted Alsancak, soon on the right there is a sign for the Mare Monte Hotel. At present this hotel is closed and undergoing restoration, however the drive to the hotel […]
26 October, 2009
Haydar

Haydar Pasha Mosque (Church of St Catherine)

This 14th Century church built during the Lusignan period is, after the Selimiye mosque, the most impressive and beautiful piece of Gothic architecture left standing in Nicosia. It is a single aisle structure, elegantly understated in the simplicity of its […]
30 November, 2009

Kervan Pizza Garden

 The Kervan restaurant is situated above the Kervansaray beach, near to the Mercure hotel. With fantastic sea views, lovely greenery and probably the best beach sunsets in North Cyprus, this restaurant is ideal for families and couples alike. The restaurants […]
26 November, 2009

Flippers

Flippers fish and chip restaurant is located on the main road towards Catalkoy, just before the Lemar supermarket. It has a large car park as well as small outside decked seating area and small indoor seating area. Flippers is open […]