Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Northern Cyprus

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Cyprus has since the summer of 1974 been militarily divided between the Turkish and Greek Cypriot communities. The Greek area is 59% of the island, the Turkish area is 37%. Only Turkey recognises the division of the country.

Please refer to Cyprus.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Northern Cyprus - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

1 Turkish Lira (TL) (ISO 4217=TRY) = 100 kurus (no longer in circulation). The Euro is also widely used

International telephone access code

90-392 (via Turkey)

Car nationality plate code

ISO 3166 country codes

Internet country code

GRC Country Code

NCY

Northern Cyprus - Postal codes

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Mail from, or via, Turkey uses 5-digit Turkish postal codes commencing 99, implemented in 2013. For mail to Northern Cyprus from abroad, use “Mersin 10” in the address block above the line containing the Turkish postal code. The Northern Cyprus postal code should then be on the last line on its own.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Northern Cyprus - Postal code format graphic

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Northern Cyprus - Postal code format

Northern Cyprus - Postal code specifics

Northern Cyprus - Postal code regular expression

\A((99)[0-9][0-9][0-9])\Z

Northern Cyprus - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Northern Cyprus

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Pyla External, in the buffer zone near the British military base of Dhekelia, is the island’s last bi-communal village.

Refer to Exonyms in Cyprus and Exonyms in Northern Cyprus for full lists of place names in Cyprus in other languages.

Northern Cyprus - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Northern Cyprus has five districts External (ilçe): Gazimağusa External (Famagusta), Girne External (Kyrenia), Güzelyurt External, İskele External, Lefkoşa External (Nicosia). These are further divided into sub-districts (bucağ) and then into towns and villages.


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