Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) officials announced preliminary results of December 4's population census on Friday and said the country's population is 294,906.
TRNC Prime Minister Irsen Kucuk made public the preliminary results of the population census on Friday.
According to Kucuk, the TRNC's population has increased 11.2 percent since the population census of April 30, 2006 and reached 294,906.
The preliminary results indicate that the TRNC capital Lefkosa had 98,739 residents, Gazimagusa 69,273 residents, Girne 72,284 residents, Guzelyurt 31,254 residents and Iskele 23,356 residents.
The population census on December 4 was observed by 7 United Nations experts.
Turkish foreign ministry voices solidarity, cooperation with France against terrorism
Veteran of struggle for democracy says West should not protect 'dark forces' behind Turkish coup bid
Understanding the situation in Turkey is critical before a decision is made on the soldiers’ fate, says one of their lawyers
Experts tell Anadolu Agency US applies double-standards on extraditions, citing case of former al-Qaeda leader for 9/11
World expresses solidarity with Somalia after twin suicide attack
Armed gunmen have demanded that the President stand down and for the release of political prisoners
The French pullout will be complete at the end of October with MINUSCA remaining until November 2017
Disbursements of $73.1mn will be suspended after the government changed plans for a dam project
UN staff had been expelled from Morocco in March after Ban Ki Moon used the word "occupation" to describe the Western Sahara status
By sharing Al-Aqsa wedding photos online, Palestinians give tradition modern twist – and reassert presence at Islam’s 3rd holiest site
Turkey 'heartbroken' about US handing of extradition request, Yildirim says
The US will no longer vet refugees from Central American on American soil but from their own countries
Turkish-origin local official accused of provoking protest with anti-coup Facebook post
The European Commission wants to suspend funding Spain and Portugal after violating EU spending rules
Bill Clinton has given a speech at the Democratic convention saying branding his wife as “the change-maker.”