Agios Sergios, Cyprus
Άγιος Σέργιος (Greek) Yeni Boğaziçi (Turkish)
|• District||Famagusta District|
|Country (controlled by)||Northern Cyprus|
|• District||Gazimağusa District|
|• Mayor||Kayip Demir|
|Website||Agios Sergios Municipality|
Agios Sergios (Greek: Άγιος Σέργιος "Saint Sergius"; Turkish: Yeni Boğaziçi "New Bosporus", previously Aysergi) is a large village in Cyprus, near Salamis. Agios Sergios is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011[update], it had a population of 3,347.
In 1946, 1,790 people were living in Agios Sergios; 82 were Turkish- and the rest Greek Cypriots. All Turkish Cypriots fled to Famagusta and neighbouring villages in 1958. By 1973, Agios Sergios had an estimated population of 2,040. After 1974, it was reinhabited by some of its former Turkish-Cypriot residents, displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south of Cyprus, and Turkish settlers from Istanbul and Trabzon.
Twin towns – sister cities
Yeni Boğaziçi is twinned with:
- "KKTC 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı" [TRNC 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF) (in Turkish). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013.
- "AGIOS SERGIOS". Internal Displacement in Cyprus. PRIO Cyprus Centre. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
- Northern Cyprus Citta Slow page
- Yeni Bogazici CittaSlow page
- "Altınova'". © Altınova. Retrieved 2013-10-20.
- "Bakü-İstanbul-KKTC 'yerel yönetim' hattı". © Zabrat. Retrieved 2013-10-20.
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