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Nicosia

facts in brief


Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615
Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615




Facts in brief:

National capital also claimed as such by N Cyprus; city divided by Green Line separating 2 territories; historically it has been controlled by Genoese, Mamelukes, Turks & British; once an important Christian center, cathedral now converted to mosque.

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