The population of North Cyprus is 200,587 inhabitants. 50% of the population live in the cities and 50 % in the countryside. 99% of the adult population is literate.
North Cyprus as well as the whole island enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with long, warm and dry summers from mid-May to mid-October and mild and wet winters from December to February. The short autumn and spring periods complete the seasons of the year.
|1 January||New Year's Day|
|23 April||Children's Day|
|1 May||Labour Day|
|19 May||Youth and Sports Day|
|20 July||Peace and Freedom Day|
|30 August||Victory Day|
|29 October||Turkish Republic Day|
|15 November||Northern Cyprus Republic Day|
Power is supplied at 240 volts and wall fittings are generally the U.K. three-pin type.
A valid passport is necessary for entering and a visa is granted on entrance to Northern Cyprus. Since 1993 Turkish citizens can visit Northern Cyprus by identity card.
|Australian Representative||French Cultural Association||German Representative|
|Tel: 2277332||Tel: 2283328||Tel: 2275161|
|Turkish Embassy||UK Representative||USA Representative|