Key: 6180  
Country:
Group: Arabia
Volume: 67
Issued: 509 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 3,200 sq.km; Capital - Levkosia
Turkish army invaded the island of CYPRUS in 1974, following severe clashes
between the Turkish and Greek populations of the island. The Turkish population
concentrated in the northern part of the island, which was since than
administrated by TURKEY. In 1983 Turkey declared this territory's independence
as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Stamps first issued in 1974, all of Turkish style and design. Annual output
about 20.
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Inscriptions
KIBRIS TURK YONETIMI
KIBRIS TURK FEDERE DEVLETI POSTALARI
KUZEY KIBRIS TURK CUMHURIYETI overprinted on stamps of Turkish Cyprus
KUZEY KIBRIS TURK CUMHURIYETI

Index
   TURKISH CYPRUS
      Turkish Cypriot 1974-1983
      Turkish Republic 1983-
 
Currency
1000 Milliemes = 1 Pound
100 Kurus = 1 Lira (1978)
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