Northern Cyprus is the third largest island in Mediterranean
Cyprus is situated at the cross point of 35°N latitude
and 33°E longitude.
A valid passport is required for entry to Northern Cyprus.
How to Come to North Cyprus
There are frequent scheduled and charter flights out of England
and other European Countries to the island. More than 60 flights
per week arrive at Ercan Airport during the summer. There
are 15 flights from three airports of London: Stansted, Gatwick
and Heathrow. Most of them arrive in the evening. Northern
Cyprus has direct air links only with Turkey, where all planes
from Europe must first touch down.
From Turkey, you can choose from a number of scheduled flights
from Istanbul, Izmir, Ankara, Adana and Antalya.
To call Northern Cyprus from outside
00 90 392 followed by your number here.
Climate of Northern Cyprus is typical Mediterranean. It has
dry, long summers, and warm, short, light rainy winters.
The Turkish Lira (TL) is the currency
used in North Cyprus. Foreign currencies and travellers' cheques
are accepted in banks and exchange offices. Most credit cards
are valid in many places, but bank charges may apply in some
The official language is Turkish. English
language is widely spoken with full of grammar mistakes! :)
Real Estate Agents is a network of 17 estate agents, involves
in North Cyprus.
Cyprus Car Hire Service. Rental
Car in Cyprus !
Prices are excellent for the travellers who wish to act freely.
You can hire a car with your driving licenses. We drive on
the left in North Cyprus just like in England, so you will
not confuse. Wearing seatbelt is compulsory. All signposts
Cyprus accomodates the largest number of tourists despite
the small size of the island. There are around 60 hotels in
North Cyprus, ranging from 5-star luxury ones to family-run
hotels. You may find a good list of hotels at Cyprus
During the summer period (May-October), opening
times vary. In winter times opening hours are as follows:
9am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm. Museums are closed on National holidays.
For more information you can contact with the Museums and
Brief information links:
Girne (Kyrenia) : 81
Gazi Magusa (Famagusta) : 36
Lefkosia (Nicosia) : 22
240 Volts. Plugs are in English standards.
Taxis are in reasonable prices. Ask
for a price before you depart. There is also a collective
taxi system mainly using minibuses known as Dolmus. Bus departures
are frequent between big and smaller towns during the day.
Public transport services are less frequent after 5pm and
during the weekends.
The approximate population of the whole
island is 900.000 of which 215.000 live in TRNC.
Popular souvenirs include: potteries,
wicker baskets, copper, silver, bronze, and onyx objects,
Turkish dolls, meerschaum pipes and tavla boards (backgammon),
jewellery, leather cloths and the textiles can be purchased
at low prices. You can find many kinds of Turkish Cypriot
craft work in many places. Shop opening times are 8am-1pm
and 3pm-7am. Export of antiquities is illegal.