Cyprus

EDUCATION

Cyprus is not only a popular holiday destination but also an excellent place for students, where they can achieve high quality education in Northern Cyprus at affordable rates. The educational system in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (T.R.N.C.) can be broadly defined in five parts. Pre-school education, primary education and secondary education, higher education, and informal education....

SAFETY

Despite political tensions, an often-noticeable military presence and geographic proximity to troubled areas, North Cyprus is currently perfectly safe, and a vast majority of visitors will experience no problems during their visit. The political situation is somewhat tense, but not violent. Crime numbers are relatively low for a European destination and statistically lower than those in Southern...

HEALTHCARE

The healthcare is the publicly funded sector in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: all the state hospitals are financed by the government. All the residents are insured by the social health policies. Beside the government health care system there is a private system. Private medical services are represented by clinics run by a private partnership of physicians. Clinics generally provide only...

CITIES OF NORTH CYPRUS

NICOSIANicosia (Lefkoşa) – the capital of Northern Cyprus, is located in the center of the island.In the narrow old streets of the city you can find offices, cafes and shops, along with oldbuildings and sights of different historical periods and architectural styles.The city was founded around the VII century BC. When the French kings of the dynasty deLusignan were in power, the city became known as...

TRANSPORTATION

You can fly to either Larnaca airport in South Cyprus and hire a transfer service or drive to North Cyprus, or book a to Ercan airport in North Cyprus. If you choose to fly to North Cyprus Ercan airport, there is a short stop in Turkey on the way, whereas Larnaca flights are direct. Either way, the total journey times work out very similarly for each route if you include the time to travel from airport to...

VISA REGULATIONS

If you are travelling for a private visit, holiday or property viewing trip to North Cyprus you will need to arrive either via Turkey (to Ercan Airport in North Cyprus) or via South Cyprus (via Larnaca Airport in the Republic of Cyprus, crossing the border easily to the TRNC). Foreigners visiting the TRNC may be granted a visa up to 90 days, depending on its type, at the designated ports and border...

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