Districts of Cyprus

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Districts of Cyprus
Επαρχίες της Κύπρου (Greek)
Kıbrıs'ın kazaları (Turkish)
Cyprus districts.svg
Category Unitary state
Location Republic of Cyprus
Number6 Districts
PopulationsNo data stated
AreasNot enough data
GovernmentDistrict government, National government
Subdivisions Municipalities of Cyprus

Cyprus is divided into six districts (Greek : επαρχίες; Turkish : kaza), whose capitals share the same name. The districts are subdivided into municipalities and communities. The districts of Cyprus are listed in the table below.

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District Population
(2011 census) [1]
Area
(km2) [2]
Famagusta (Αμμόχωστος; Gazimağusa) 47,338 1,985.3
Kyrenia (Κερύvεια; Girne) N/A 643.9
Larnaca (Λάρνακα; Larnaka) 145,365 1,120.1
Limassol (Λεμεσός; Limasol or Leymosun) 239,842 1,393.3
Nicosia (Λευκωσία; Lefkoşa) 334,120 2,710.0
Paphos (Πάφος; Baf or Gazibaf) 90,295 1,389.8

Note: Northern Cyprus-controlled lands are included in the area figures, but population was not enumerated there. The UN Buffer Zone is included in both population and area figures. Akrotiri and Dhekelia are not included in the area figures, but non-military Cypriot citizens residing there were enumerated.

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