How many Turkish Cypriots live in Cyprus?

Kıbrıslı Türkler
Total population
Northern Cyprus est. 150,000

Is Cyprus more Greek or Turkish?

Cyprus had a total population of 573,566; of whom 442,138 (77.1%) were Greeks, 104,320 (18.2%) Turks, and 27,108 (4.7%) others.

What percent of Cyprus is Turkish?

Greek Cypriot community was 701,000 people or 74.5%, Turkish Cypriot community was 91.800 people or 9.8%, and foreign nationals 147.300 people or 15.7%. The population of the Government controlled area is estimated at 854.800 at the end of 2016, compared to 848.300 at the end of 2015, recording an increase of 0,8%.

How many Greek Cypriots live in North Cyprus?

Enclaved Greek Cypriots are the Greek Cypriots who have remained in enclaved villages in Northern Cyprus after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. In 2014, the population of Greek Cypriots was 343.

Do Turkish Cypriots have Turkish citizenship?

Naturalized Northern Cyprus citizens are persons granted citizenship by the de facto Government of Northern Cyprus, which is recognized only by Turkey.

Northern Cyprus citizenship.

Northern Cyprus Citizenship Act
Enacted by Government of Northern Cyprus
Status: Current legislation
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Is Cyprus owned by Turkey?

No nation other than Turkey has officially recognised Northern Cyprus as a sovereign state. The United Nations recognises it as territory of the Republic of Cyprus under Turkish occupation.

What is Cyprus biggest export?

Cyprus mostly exports citrus fruits, cement, potatoes, clothing and pharmaceuticals. Cyprus’ largest, and most important, trading partner is the European Union, which accounts for 50% of all Cypriot trade flows, followed by the Middle East, destination for 20% of exports from Cyprus.

Are Turkish Cypriots Arab?

Standard Turkish is the official language of Northern Cyprus. The vernacular spoken by Turkish Cypriots is Cypriot Turkish, which has been influenced by Cypriot Greek as well as English.

Turkish Cypriots.

Kıbrıslı Türkler
Total population
United States 6,000 (Turkish Cypriot immigrants in 1993)

Are Turkish Cypriots Muslims?

Turkish Cypriots represent some of the most secular Muslims in the world. While they consider themselves as part of the Hanefi school of Sunni Islam and hold strong belief in God, most do not follow a lifestyle that reflects the char- acteristics of their ethnic compatriots in Turkey.

Can Greek Cypriots live in North Cyprus?

The Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 de facto partitioned the island into two political areas: 99.5% of Greek Cypriots now live in the Republic of Cyprus while 98.7% of Turkish Cypriots live in Northern Cyprus (of other nationalities, 99.2% live in the Greek Cypriot area in the south).

Is Famagusta in the Turkish part of Cyprus?

Famagusta, Greek Ammókhostos, Turkish Gazi Mağusa, a major port in the Turkish Cypriot-administered portion of northern Cyprus. It lies on the island’s east coast in a bay between Capes Greco and Eloea and is about 37 miles (55 km) east of Nicosia. The port possesses the deepest harbour in Cyprus.

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What do they eat in Cyprus?

Dishes of Cyprus

Traditional Cypriot foods include souvlakia (grilled meat kebabs), shaftalia (grilled sausage), afella (pork marinated in coriander), fried halloumi cheese, olives, pitta bread, kolokasi (root vegetables), lamb, artichokes, chickpeas and rabbit stews (stifado).

What passport do Turkish Cypriots have?

A Northern Cypriot passport is valid in Anguilla, Pakistan, Tanzania, Turkey, Australia, and the United States. Turkish Cypriots are also issued with Turkish passports.

Northern Cypriot passport
Purpose Identification
Expiration 5 years
Cost Standard (32 pages): 440 TRY (€ 66)

Do Turkish Cypriots speak Greek?

The official languages of the Republic of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. In Northern Cyprus, Turkish was made the only official language by the 1983 constitution.

Languages of Cyprus
Official Greek, Turkish
Vernacular Cypriot Greek, Cypriot Turkish
Sunny Cyprus