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Northern Cyprusi
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Northern CyprusDisputed Territory

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Neighbouring regions:
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Largest Settlements:
Nicosia200,452 (2015)
Famagusta42,526 (2014)
Kyrenia26,701 (2014)
Mórfou14,833 (2014)
Léfka7,835 (2015)
Rizokárpaso5,215 (2014)

The northern part of Cyprus was occupied by the Turkish Army in 1974.

As of 2018, Northern Cyprus is a de facto state recognised only by Turkey, hence being called the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

As far as the UN is concerned, Northern Cyprus is part of the Republic of Cyprus.

Northern Cyprus is divided into six districts: Lefkoşa, Gazimağusa, Girne, Güzelyurt, İskele, and Lefke.

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Harrison, R., Newell, W., Panayides, I., Stone, B., Tsiolakis, E., Necdet, M., Batihanli, H., Ozhur, A., Lord, A., Berksoy, O., Zomeni, Z., Schindler, J.S. (2008) Bedrock Geologic Map of the Greater Lefkosia Area, Cyprus. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3046, 1 map, scale 1:25,000, 36 pages.
McCay, G.A., Robertson, A.H.F. (2012) Late Eocene-Neogen sedimentary geology of the Girne (Kyrenia) Range, northern Cyprus: A case history of sedimentation related to progressive and diachronous continental collision. Sedimentary Geology, 265-266, 30-55.

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