Pyrga, Famagusta

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Pyrga
village
Πυργά (Greek) Pirhan (Turkish)
Pyrga is located in Cyprus
Pyrga
Pyrga
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°11′0″N 33°43′34″E / 35.18333°N 33.72611°E / 35.18333; 33.72611Coordinates: 35°11′0″N 33°43′34″E / 35.18333°N 33.72611°E / 35.18333; 33.72611
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictFamagusta District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictGazimağusa District
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Pyrga (Greek: Πυργά, Turkish: Pirhan) is a village in the Famagusta District of Cyprus, located 22 west of Famagusta on the main Nicosia-Famagusta highway. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. Today most of the village is used by the Turkish military as a military base.

References[edit]

  1. ^ In 1983, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus unilaterally declared independence from the Republic of Cyprus. The de facto state is not recognised by any UN state except Turkey.