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Northern Cyprus

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Kuzey Kıbrıs

Türkçe Kuzey Kıbrıs - Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti

Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti (KKTC) veya Kıbrıs Türk Devleti Akdeniz'de yer alan en büyük üçüncü ada ve Anadolu yarımadasının 65 km güneyindeki Kıbrıs adasının kuzey kısmında yer alan Türk devletinin adıdır.

English Northern Cyprus - Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is a self-styled state in northern ► Cyprus recognised only by ► Turkey. The United Nations recognises the sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus over the whole island; however, the republic's writ does not extend to Northern Cyprus.


Short name  Northern Cyprus
Official  name Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Status Unilateral independent country since 1983, only recognized by Turkey, internationally considered to be part of ► Cyprus
Location Middle East
Capital Lefkoşa (Nicosia)
Population 264,172 inhabitants
Area 3,355 km²
Major  languages Turkish
Major  religions Islam
More information Northern Cyprus, Geography of Northern Cyprus, History of Northern Cyprus and Politics of Northern Cyprus
More  images Northern Cyprus - Northern Cyprus (Category).

General maps

Trnc-map.gif Map of Northern Cyprus
Northcyprus.png Map of Northern Cyprus
Northern cyprus map.png Map of Northern Cyprus
Cy-map.png Division of Cyprus
NCyprus districts named.png Districts of Cyprus, including those in force in Northern Cyprus
Cyprus districts named.png Districts of Cyprus
Cyprus topo.png Topographic map of Cyprus
Cyprus SBAsInRed.png Location of Akrotiri and Dhekelia on Cyprus. See also Atlas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Northern Cyprus, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Northern Cyprus.

Map of Assyria.png The Region in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg The Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Carte empire achéménide.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire
Persian Empire, 490 BC.gif The Persian Achaemenid Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map-alexander-empire.png Map of the Empire of Alexander
MacedonEmpire.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Alexander den stores rike, Nordisk familjebok.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Diadochen1.png Hellenistic successor states:
   Kingdom of Ptolemy
   Kingdom of Cassander
   Kingdom of Lysimachus
   Kingdom of Seleucus
   Epirus
Other states:
   Rome
Hellenistic world 200BC blank.png Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
Lydia original area of lydia.jpg Lydia
Roman expansion 264 BC Shepherd.jpg Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of present
Asia minor roman power.jpg Roman conquest of Minor Asia
Roman Empire in 50 BC.png Map of the Roman Empire in 50
Roman Empire.png The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
   133 BC
   44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
   AD 14 (death of Augustus)
   117 (maximum extension)
Provincia Syria.png Cyprus in the Roman Empire
Romia Imperio.png Map of the Roman Empire in 116
Roman empire.png Roman Empire in 117
Roman empire 395.jpg Roman Empire divided 395, showing the dioceses and praetorian prefectures of Gaul, Italy, Illyricum and Oriens (east), roughly analogous to the four Tetrarch zones of influence after Diocletian's reforms.
Theodosius I's empire.png The division of the Empire after the death of Theodosius I, ca.395 AD superimposed on modern borders.
Rome406.jpeg Division of the Roman Empire in 406
628px-Western and Eastern Roman Empires 476AD(3).PNG Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empires, c.476
EasternRomanEmpire.png Eastern Roman Empire
Justinien 527-565.svg Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Justinian Byzanz.png Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Byzantium550.png Eastern Roman Empire 550

(aka Bysantine Empire)

Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the :en:Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750

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Byzantium1025.jpg The Byzantine Empire under Basil II, c. 1025
Map Byzantine Empire 1025-fr.svg Byzantine Empire 1025
Byzantiumforecrusades.PNG The Byzantine Empire at the accession of Alexios I Komnenos, c. 1081
Asia menor 1140.jpg Minor Asia in 1140 (in Spanish)
Crusaderstates.jpeg The Crusader States
Ayyubids1189.png Ayyubid rule in 1189
Ayyubid.png The Ayyubid Empire of Saladin around 1190
Byzantium in 1170(3).PNG Map of the Byzantine Empire under Manuel Komnenos, c.1170.
Manuel'sEmpire.png Byzantine Empire 1180
ShepherdByzempire1265.jpg The Kingdom of Cyprus in 1265 (William R. Shepherd, Historical Atlas, 1911).
ByzantineEmpire1265.svg Kingdom of Cyprus in 1265
Byzantine empire 1355.jpg Kingdom of Cyprus in 1355
Ottoman 1683.png Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683
OttomanEmpire1801.jpg Map of the Ottoman Empire 1801
British Empire Anachronous 4.PNG Cyprus inside the British Empire

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Map-of-Turkey-and-Cyprus.jpg Map by Pieter van der Aa made in 1719 of Turkey and Cyprus

Satellite maps

Cyprus lrg.jpg Satellite map
Satellite image of Cyprus in January 2003.jpg Satellite map
Cyprus lrg.jpg Satellite map

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