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North Cyprus Internet and TV

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The North Cyprus Internet connectivity is generally fast and good quality. The monthly packages are low cost compared to western Europe/UK. If you are coming for short periods on holiday, you may be happy to use mobile broadband via your own mobile phone on roaming or by purchasing a local sim card and data package….

North Cyprus Distances

Famagusta 4 - North Cyprus Pictures

In terms of North Cyprus Distances – nowhere is that far to drive in Cyprus! From the most south-westerly tip of the Akamas Peninsula in the south of the island to St Andrew’s Monastery at the far north-easterly tip of the Karpaz Peninsula, the drive would be around 186miles (300km) and take you about 4.5…

North Cyprus Cost of Living

Lovely Kyrenia Castle Picture North Cyprus

North Cyprus cost of living is one of the great attractions compared to other European destinations. Locally produced food (fruits and vegetables), property rental, property purchase, council tax, car rental and eating out are all far more affordable than other Mediterranean destinations. The local currency is the Turkish Lira, which is often weak against other international…

The North Cyprus Flag (TRNC Flag)

Turkish Republic Of North Cyprus Flag

The white and red flag of the Turkish Republic of Cyprus (TRNC) is a reverse mirror of the colours and design of the flag of Turkey.  The North Cyprus flag dates from 1984 after the TRNC was declared in 1983.  The flag as a white background with the star and moon in red – and…

North Cyprus Education

Englis Scool of Kyrenia 1 - North Cyprus

International Pre schools, Primary and Secondary Schools At North Cyprus International (NCI) we assist many families with their relocation to North Cyprus.  Many international families wishing to move to and buy property in the TRNC also have children who need education in the English language. We hope these frequently asked questions and the list of…

North Cyprus Festivals

Buyukkonuk Festival 4 - North Cyprus Pictures

What are North Cyprus Festivals and when do they occur? North Cyprus Festivals run throughout the year from February until October, all over the island. The word “festival” is used very widely in North Cyprus and covers a huge variety from high-brow musical events in Bellapais Abbey through to weekend street festivals celebrating local crafts,…

North Cyprus Currency

CreditWest Bank of North Cyprus

What is the official currency in North Cyprus? The official currency in North Cyprus is the Turkish Lira (TL), which is made up of 100 new Kurus (pronounced “Krush”). The pound sterling and euro are generally strong against the Turkish Lira (TL), which is why holidays and the cost of living are all generally affordable…

North Cyprus Weather

Kantara Castle Views - North Cyprus

North Cyprus enjoys some of the warmest weather in the Mediterranean, and between 300 – 340 days of sunshine per year, due to its position further south than the other Mediterranean countries.  This makes North Cyprus popular for visitors all the year-round. Seasons in North Cyprus There are four distinct seasons in North Cyprus. The…

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