Trikomo, Cyprus

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Τρίκωμο (Greek) İskele (Turkish)
Trikomo is located in Cyprus
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°17′15″N 33°53′30″E / 35.28750°N 33.89167°E / 35.28750; 33.89167Coordinates: 35°17′15″N 33°53′30″E / 35.28750°N 33.89167°E / 35.28750; 33.89167
Country de jure  Cyprus
de facto  Northern Cyprus
District de jure Famagusta District
de facto İskele District
 • Mayor Halil Orun (UBP)
Population (2011 Census)
 • Total 23,356
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Turkish Cypriot Municipality
Greek Cypriot Municipality

Trikomo (Greek: Τρίκωμο, Turkish: İskele) is a town in the İskele District of Northern Cyprus. According to Cyprus records, it is in Famagusta District of Cyprus.

After the 1974 conflict and the division af the island, Turkish Cypriots from Larnaca, south of Cyprus, settled in Trikomo whereas the Greek Cypriots in Trikomo flight to the south according to a population exchange agreement between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots under the auspieces of United Nations on 2 August 1975.[1]

Trikomo gained municipality status in 1 June 1998.[2]

The Karpass Peninsula also known as Karpasia or Karpas is located in Trikomo district. There is a national park at Karpas peninsula in Trikomo. Bafra Tourism Region of Trikomo hosts lots of five-star hotels.


International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Trikomo is twinned with:


  1. ^ United Nations, Cyprus Population Exchange Agreement 02.08.1975 United Nations, Cyprus Population Exchange Agreement 02.08.1975.
  2. ^ Iskele Municipality
  3. ^ "Samsun - Twin Towns". © Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Mamak - Twin Towns". © Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  5. ^ "İskele Belediyesi ve Pendik Belediyesi arasında "Kardeş Şehir" protokolü imzalandı.". © Retrieved 2013-10-19.