Cyprus Population and History

Cyprus 2000

Population The demographic distribution has undergone a partial upheaval following the de facto partition of the island between Turks and Greeks, with the consequent expulsion of all residents of Greek origin (estimated at about 200,000) from the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, where the Cypriot Turks from the southern sector of the Greek-controlled island converged. The rural settlement, characteristic of the great majority of the Turkish community, remains prevalent,…

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