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Outline of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Akrotiri and Dhekelia:

Akrotiri and Dhekelia – British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus, administered as a Sovereign Base Area. It comprises two separate areas, the Eastern Sovereign Base Area and the Western Sovereign Base Area. The bases were retained by the UK following the independence of Cyprus in 1960, because of the strategic location of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea. The Western Sovereign Base Area includes Akrotiri (Greek: Ακρωτήρι; Turkish: Agrotur and Episkopi Cantonment, while the Eastern Sovereign Base Area includes Dhekelia Cantonment (Greek: Δεκέλεια; Turkish: Dikelya) and Ayios Nikolaos.

General reference[edit]

  • Pronunciation:
  • Common English country name: Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Official English country name: Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[1]
  • Common endonym(s):
  • Official endonym(s):
  • Adjectival(s):
  • Demonym(s):
  • Etymology: Name of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • ISO country codes: See the Outline of Cyprus
  • ISO region codes: See the Outline of Cyprus
  • Internet country code top-level domain: See the Outline of Cyprus

Geography of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of the island of Cyprus

Geography of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

  • Akrotiri and Dhekelia is: British overseas territory, on an island
  • Location:
    • Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere
      • Eurasia
        • Europe
          • Cyprus (island)
      • Mediterranean Sea
        • Cyprus (island)
    • Time zone(s):
  • Population of Akrotiri and Dhekelia: 14,500 (estimate)
  • Area of Akrotiri and Dhekelia: 254 square kilometres (98 sq mi)
  • Atlas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Environment of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of the island of Cyprus
  • Climate of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • World Heritage Sites in Akrotiri and Dhekelia: None

Administrative divisions of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Eastern Sovereign Base Area
  • Western Sovereign Base Area

Demography of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

Demographics of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Government and politics of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

Politics of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

  • Form of government: Sovereign Base Area governed directly by the British Forces Cyprus military command of the United Kingdom
  • Capital of Akrotiri and Dhekelia: Episkopi Cantonment
  • Elections in Akrotiri and Dhekelia: none permitted
  • Political parties in Akrotiri and Dhekelia: none permitted

Branches of government of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

Executive and legislative branch of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Head of state: Administrator of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Head of government: Administrator of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Judicial branch of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Court of the Sovereign Base Areas

Foreign relations of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Foreign relations are directed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom

International organization membership[edit]

Law and order in Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Civil law and order is maintained by the Sovereign Base Areas Police
  • Military law is enforced by the Cyprus Joint Police Unit of British Forces Cyprus

Military of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

Local government in Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • none

History of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

History of Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Culture of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

  • Cuisine of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Languages of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • Military brat subculture
  • National symbols of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
    • Coat of arms of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
    • Flag of Akrotiri and Dhekelia
  • World Heritage Sites in Akrotiri and Dhekelia: None

Economy and infrastructure of Akrotiri and Dhekelia[edit]

See also[edit]


Others articles of the Topic Europe : Boguslaw Wozniak, European International School Chennai, Russia, Lurento, List of diplomatic missions in Artsakh, Timeline of European automobiles, Pierre-Louis Boitel

Others articles of the Topic United Kingdom : Thames British School Warsaw, WWF Mayhem in Manchester, Mathias le Fèvre, Krabi International School, Ōdio Records, James Grime, Jack Anthony Isaacs
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Akrotiri and Dhekelia

  • Index of Akrotiri and Dhekelia-related articles
  • List of international rankings
  • Outline of Cyprus
  • Outline of Northern Cyprus
  • Outline of the United Kingdom

References[edit]

  1. Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia Order in Council 1960
  2. "Akrotiri". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  3. "Dhekelia". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia


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