Nicosia

Nicosia is the centrally located capital of and by far the largest city on the island. It also acts as a separate administrative capital for the .
Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Archaeological site
The Venetian Walls are a series of defensive walls which surround Nicosia the capital city of . Photo: AncientNicosia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mosque
Selimiye Mosque, historically known as Cathedral of Saint Sophia or Ayasofya Mosque, is a former Christian cathedral converted into a , located in . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Museum
The is a gate in the Nicosia walls, . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Localities in the Area

North is the Turkish Cypriot side of the city of and the capital of . Photo: Steffen Löwe Gera, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a municipality of . With a population of nearly 70,000, it is the second most populated municipality in , after , and the most populated municipality of . Photo: ChristosV, Public domain.

Suburb
Trachonas is a suburb of Nicosia, Cyprus. De facto, it is under the control of .

Nicosia

Latitude
35.1749° or 35° 10' 29.6" north
Longitude
33.3639° or 33° 21' 49.9" east
Open Location Code
8G7M59F7+XG
Population
310,000
IATA airport code
NIC
United Nations Location Code
CY NIC
Elevation
147 metres (482 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1893015330
Geo­Names ID
146268
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Niqusya
  • Achinese: Nikosia
  • Afar: Nikosiya
  • Afrikaans: Nicosia
  • Akan: Nicosia
  • Albanian: Nicosia
  • Albanian: Nikosia
  • Albanian: Nikozia
  • Amharic: ሌፍኮዚያ
  • Arabic: Nicosia
  • Arabic: الأفقوسية
  • Arabic: الأَفْقُوسِيَة
  • Arabic: نيقوسيا
  • Aragonese: Nicosia
  • Armenian: Նիկոսիա
  • Asturian; Bable: Nicosia
  • Avaric: Никосия
  • Azerbaijani: Nikosiya
  • Bashkir: Никосия
  • Basque: Nikosia
  • Bavarian: Nikosia
  • Belarusian: Нікасія
  • Bengali: নিকোসিয়া
  • Bosnian: Nikozija
  • Breton: Nikozia
  • Bulgarian: Никозия
  • Catalan: Nicòsia
  • Cebuano: Nicosia
  • Central Bicolano: Nicosia
  • Central Kurdish: نیکۆسیا
  • Chechen: Никосий
  • Chinese: Nicosia
  • Chinese: 尼古西亞
  • Chinese: 尼科西亚
  • Chinese: 尼科西亞
  • Chuvash: Икосия
  • Chuvash: Никосия
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Lefkoşa
  • Croatian: Nikozija
  • Czech: Nikósie
  • Danish: Nicosia
  • Dimli: Lefkoşa
  • Dutch: Nicosia
  • Eastern Mari: Никосий
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نيكوسيا
  • English: Lefkosia
  • English: Nicosia (Lefkosia)
  • Erzya: Никосия ош
  • Esperanto: Nikozio
  • Estonian: Nikosia
  • Faroese: Nikosia
  • Fijian Hindustani: Nikosia
  • Finnish: Nikosia
  • French: Nicosie
  • Frisian: Nikosia
  • Gaelic (Scots): Nicosia
  • Gagauz: Lefkoşa
  • Gallegan: Nicosia - Λευκωσία
  • Gallegan: Nicosia
  • Georgian: ნიქოზია
  • German: Nikosia
  • Greek: Lefkosía
  • Greek: Λευκωσία
  • Gujarati: નિકોસિયા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Nikozi
  • Hakka Chinese: Nicosia
  • Hausa: Nicosia
  • Hebrew: ניקוסיה
  • Hindi: निकोसिया
  • Hungarian: Nicosia
  • Icelandic: Nikósía
  • Ido: Nikosia
  • Iloko: Nicosia
  • Indonesian: Nikosia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nicosia
  • Interlingue: Nicosia
  • Irish: An Leafcóis
  • Irish: Nicosia
  • Italian: Lefkosia
  • Italian: Lefkoşa
  • Italian: Leukōsia
  • Italian: Nicosia
  • Japanese: ニコシア
  • Javanese: Nikosia
  • Kabyle: Niqusya
  • Kalaallisut: Nicosia
  • Kannada: ನಿಕೋಸಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Arqa Nikosiya
  • Kara-Kalpak: Nikosiya
  • Kazakh: Никосия
  • Kinyarwanda: Nikosiya
  • Kirghiz: Лефкоша
  • Korean: 니코시아
  • Ladino: Nikosiya
  • Lao: Nicosia
  • Latin: Leucosia
  • Latin: Nicosia
  • Latvian: Lefkosija
  • Latvian: Lefkoša
  • Latvian: Nikosija
  • Letzeburgesch: Nikosia
  • Ligurian: Nicosia
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Nicosia
  • Lithuanian: Nikosija
  • Livvi: Nikosii
  • Lombard: Nicoséa
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Nikosia
  • Macedo Romanian: Lefcosia
  • Macedonian: Левкозија
  • Macedonian: Никозија
  • Maithili: निकोसिया
  • Malagasy: Nicosia
  • Malay (generic): Nicosia
  • Malayalam: നിക്കോഷ്യ
  • Maltese: Nikosija
  • Manx: Lefkosia
  • Maori: Nicosia
  • Marathi: निकोसिया
  • Mazanderani: نیکوزیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nicosia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nicosia
  • Mingrelian: ნიქოზია
  • Moksha: Никосия
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: نيقوسيا
  • Narom: Nicosie
  • Neapolitan: Nicosia
  • Neapolitan: Nicosìa
  • Nepali: निकोज्या
  • Nepali: निकोसिया
  • Northern Frisian: Nikosia
  • Northern Luri: نیکوزیا
  • Northern Sami: Nikosia
  • Norwegian: Nikosia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nikosia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Levkosía
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nikosia
  • Novial: Nikosia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Nicosia
  • Oriya: ନିକୋସିଆ
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Никоси
  • Panjabi: ਨਿਕੋਸੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Nicosia
  • Persian: نیکوزیا
  • Piemontese: Nicosìa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nikosia
  • Polish: Nikozja
  • Pontic: Λευκωσίαν
  • Portuguese: Nicósia
  • Pushto: نيکوزيا
  • Pushto: نیکوزیا
  • Romanian: Nicosia
  • Russian: Никосия
  • Santali: ᱱᱤᱠᱚᱥᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Nicosia
  • Saterfriesisch: Nicosia
  • Saterfriesisch: Nikosia
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Nikosia
  • Scots: Nicosia
  • Serbian: Никозија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nikozija
  • Shona: Nicosia
  • Sicilian: Nicusìa
  • Sinhalese: නිකොසියා
  • Slovak: Nikózia
  • Slovenian: Nikozija
  • Sorbian, Lower: Nikosia
  • Sorbian, Upper: Nikosia
  • Sorbian, Upper: Nikosija
  • South Azerbaijani: نیکوزیا
  • Spanish: Nicosia
  • Swahili (generic): Nikosia
  • Swedish: Nicosia
  • Tagalog: Nicosia
  • Tajik: Никосия
  • Tamil: நிகோசியா
  • Tamil: நிக்கோசியா
  • Tatar: Никосия
  • Telugu: నికోసియా
  • Thai: นิโคเซีย
  • Tibetan: ནེ་ཁོ་ཤི་ཡ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Nikosia
  • Turkish: Lefkoşa
  • Turkmen: Lefkoşa
  • Udmurt: Никосия
  • Uighur: نىكوسىيە
  • Ukrainian: Нікосія
  • Urdu: لیفکوسیا
  • Urdu: لیفکوشا
  • Urdu: نیکوسیا
  • Uzbek: Nikosiya
  • Venetian: Nicoxia
  • Veps: Nikosii
  • Vietnamese: Nicosia
  • Vlaams: Nicosia
  • Volapük: Lefkosia
  • Waray (Philippines): Nicosia
  • Welsh: Nicosia
  • Western Panjabi: نیکوسیا
  • Wu Chinese: 尼科西亚
  • Yakut: Никосия
  • Yiddish: ניקאסיע
  • Yoruba: Nicosia
  • Yue Chinese: 尼科西亞
  • Nėkosėjė
  • Ńikozyjo

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