Dhekelia Cantonment

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Coordinates: 35°01′03″N 33°46′24″E / 35.0174°N 33.7734°E / 35.0174; 33.7734

Dhekelia Cantonment in Cyprus

Dhekelia Cantonment is an area of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus, administered as a Sovereign Base Area. It is located in the Eastern Sovereign Base Area, one of the two areas which comprise the territory. It is the largest of the British military bases on the island, and it is also the location of Alexander Barracks, which is home to 2nd Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.[1] It forms part of British Forces Cyprus.[2]


  1. ^ "2 PWRR". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "British forces overseas posting: Dhekelia, Cyprus". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 

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