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 Nicosia district.

Landmarks in the Area

Selimiye Mosque, historically known as Cathedral of Saint Sophia, is a former Roman Catholic cathedral converted into a mosque, located in .

The Cyprus Museum is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in .

The Central Bank of Cyprus, is the central bank of the Republic of Cyprus, located in .

The Central Jail of Nicosia is the only correctional facility in and it is run by the Cyprus Prisons Department.

The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia in , , is home to an extensive collection of Cypriot works include archaeological artifacts, costumes, photographs, medieval pottery, maps and engravings, jewels, and furniture.

Localities in the Area

Aglandjia is a suburb and a municipality of , Cyprus.

Engomi is a suburb and municipality of the capital .

Ayios Dhometios is a suburb located west of the Cypriot capital .

Pallouriotissa is an area of , Cyprus, formerly an independent village, which was annexed to the municipality in 1968.

Ortaköy is a suburb of , . It is under the de facto control of .


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