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ID: 1000113
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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory)  Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 033 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 33.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Armed strife between Greek and Turkish populations following independence of island from Britain led to UN peace-keeping mission; northern part of island declared itself independent from the Greek south in 1983, but was recognized only by Turkey; official language is Turkish, though Greek is also spoken.

Names:
Kuzey Kibris (preferred,C,V)
Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti (C,V)
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (C,O)
Northern Cyprus (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Cyprus, North (C,O)
Türkische Republik Nordzypern (C,O)
República Turca de Chipre del Norte (C,O)
République turque du Nord de Chypre (C,O)
República Turca do Norte de Chipre (C,O)
Turkish Federated State of Cyprus (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Kypriakí Dimokratía (nation)  ........  Kypriakí Dimokratía (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory)  ............  Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Cyprus (island)  ........  Cyprus (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory)  ............  Kuzey Kibris (occupied territory) (P)

Place Types:
occupied territory (preferred, C)  ............  by Turkish Cypriots, since 1975
region (geographic) (C)
nation (C)  ............  self-proclaimed November 15, 1983

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Lefkosía .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Kypriakí Dimokratía, Lefkosía) [7002345]

Sources and Contributors:
Cyprus, North..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-42
Kuzey Kibris..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 593
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-42
Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti..........  [VP]
..................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 593
Northern Cyprus..........  [VP]
.............................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
República Turca de Chipre del Norte..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
República Turca do Norte de Chipre..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
République turque du Nord de Chypre..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Türkische Republik Nordzypern..........  [VP]
..................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Turkish Federated State of Cyprus..........  [VP]
........................................................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 593
...........................................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 160
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 593
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 160
..................  Middle East, National Geographic (1991) map supplement
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319; I-42
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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