Akrotiri



Official Country Name
Akrotiri

Akrotiri Overview
By terms of the 1960 Treaty of Establishment that created the independent Republic of Cyprus, the UK retained full sovereignty and jurisdiction over two areas of almost 254 square kilometers - Akrotiri and Dhekelia. The southernmost and smallest of these is the Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area, which is also referred to as the Western Sovereign Base Area.

Akrotiri Economy
Economic activity is limited to providing services to the military and their families located in Akrotiri. All food and manufactured goods must be imported.

Akrotiri Location
Akrotiri is located in peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus

Region
Akrotiri is located in Asia

Akrotiri Population
Akrotiri has population of no indigenous inhabitants note: approximately 1,300 military personnel are on the base; there are another 5,000 British citizens who are families of military personnel or civilian staff on both Akrotiri and Dhekelia; Cyprus citizens work on the base, but

Akrotiri Climate
Akrotiri has temperate; Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters

Akrotiri Terrain


Akrotiri Natural Resources


Ethnic Groups in Akrotiri
Akrotiri has the following ethnic groups -

Akrotiri Religions


Akrotiri Languages
English, Greek

Akrotiri Capital
Akrotiri capital is Episkopi Cantonment

Akrotiri Currency
Akrotiri currency is Cypriot pound

Map of Akrotiri