Akrotiri an Dhekelia

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Sovereign Base Auries o Akrotiri an Dhekelia
Περιοχές Κυρίαρχων Βάσεων Ακρωτηρίου και Δεκέλειας
Banner Coat o airms
Akrotiri an Dhekelia Sovereign Base Auries shawn in pink.
Akrotiri an Dhekelia Sovereign Base Auries shawn in pink.
Caipital Episkopi (admeenistrative centre)
Offeecial leids
Govrenment 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
 •  Tot 254 km2
98 sq mi
Population
 •  estimate
  • 17,000 Cypriots
  • 7,500 British military personnela
 •  Density [n/a]/km2 (n/a)
[n/a]/sq mi
Siller Euro (EUR)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 •  Simmer (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