Akrotiri an Dhekelia

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Sovereign Base Auries o Akrotiri an Dhekelia
Περιοχές Κυρίαρχων Βάσεων Ακρωτηρίου και Δεκέλειας
Akrotiri an Dhekelia Sovereign Base Auries shawn in pink.
Akrotiri an Dhekelia Sovereign Base Auries shawn in pink.
Caipital Episkopi (admeenistrative centre)
Offeecial leids
Government Sovereign Base Auries
 -  Monarch Elizabeth II
 -  Admeenistrator Major-General Richard J. Cripwell
(Commander, Brwwtish Forces Cyprus)
 -  Responsible Meenister (UK) Phillip Hammond MP
Breetish owerseas territory
 -  Established 1960 
Aurie
 -  Total 254 km2
98 sq mi 
Population
 -  estimate
  • 17,000 Cypriots
  • 7,500 British military personnela
 -  Densitie [n/a]/km2 (n/a)
[n/a]/sq mi
Currency Euro (EUR)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Cawin code +357
a. Includin faimilies.

Akrotiri an Dhekelia (Greek: Ακρωτήρι και Δεκέλεια, Akrotiri kai Dhekeleia; Turkis: Ağrotur ve Dikelya‎), offeecially the Sovereign Base Auries o Akrotiri an Dhekelia (Greek: Περιοχές Κυρίαρχων Βάσεων Ακρωτηρίου και Δεκέλειας, Perioches Kyriarchon Vaseon Akrotiriou kai Dhekeleias; Turkis: Ağrotur ve Dikelya İngiliz Üsleri‎), is a Breetish Owerseas Territory on the island o Cyprus. The Auries, which include bases an ither land, wur retained bi the Breetish, unner the 1960 treaty o unthirldom, agreed an signed bi the Unitit Kingdom, Greece, Turkey an representatives frae the Greek an Turkish Cypriot communities, which grantit unthirldom tae the Croun colony o Cyprus.

The territory comprises twa Areas. Ane is Akrotiri SBA (Greek: Ακρωτήρι, IPA: [akro̞ˈtiri]; Turkis: Ağrotur‎), or the "Wastren Sovereign Base Aurie" (or WSBA), which includes twa main bases at RAF Akrotiri an Episkopi Cantonment, plus aw o Akrotiri Village's destrict (includin Limassol Salt Lake) an pairts o eleven ither veelage districts.[1] The ither Aurie is Dhekelia SBA (Greek: Δεκέλεια, IPA: [ðe̞ˈke̞lia]; Turkish: Dikelya), or the "Eastren Sovereign Base Aurie" (or ESBA), which includes a base at Ayios Nikolaos plus pairts o twelve veelage destricts.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. See map at Akrotiri Area Office page on SBA Administration website
  2. See map at Dhekelia Area Office page on SBA Administration website