North Nicosia

capital of Northern Cyprus

North Nicosia (Turkish: Kuzey Lefkoşa) is the capital and largest city of Northern Cyprus.[1] North Nicosia is in the Turkish Cypriot side of the city, which contains half of the Old City. North Nicosia is governed by the Nicosia Turkish Municipality.

North Nicosia city hall
Büyük Han / The Great Inn
Ancient lusignan house

North Nicosia has a rich cultural heritage with the walled city boasting many historical sites and attractions.[2]

North Nicosia has a population of 61,378 and a metropolitan area with a population of 82,539.


  1. "The last divided capital". 2004-04-21. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  2. Planet, Lonely. "Culture in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa), Cyprus". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2019-03-02.