Akrotiri Peninsula (Cyprus)

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For the peninsula of the same name on Crete, see Akrotiri, Crete.

The Akrotiri Peninsula is a short peninsula which includes the southernmost point of the island of Cyprus. It is bounded by Episkopi Bay to the west and Akrotiri Bay to the east and has two capes to the south-west and south-east, known as Cape Zevgari and Cape Gata.[1]

The most prominent features of the peninsula are the Akrotiri Salt Lake and the aerodrome, which is RAF Akrotiri and Limassol BBC Relay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Akrotiri". The CIA World Factbook. Retrieved 30 January 2011.

Coordinates: 34°37′N 32°58′E / 34.61°N 32.97°E / 34.61; 32.97