Xerovounos

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Xerovounos

  • Ξερόβουνος (Greek)
  • Yukarı Yeşilırmak  (Turkish)
Xerovounos is located in Cyprus
Xerovounos
Xerovounos
Coordinates: 35°08′48″N 32°43′59″E / 35.14667°N 32.73306°E / 35.14667; 32.73306Coordinates: 35°08′48″N 32°43′59″E / 35.14667°N 32.73306°E / 35.14667; 32.73306
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictNicosia District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictLefke District
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Xerovounos (Greek: Ξερόβουνος; Turkish: Yukarı Yeşilırmak) is an abandoned village located in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, west of Karavostasi. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus. Between 1958 and 1975, it was called Kurutepe in Turkish.[2]

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.
  2. ^ "XEROVOUNOS". Internal displacement in Cyprus. PRIO Cyprus Centre. Retrieved 6 November 2014.