Dhekelia

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About Dhekelia in a nutshell

The official flag of the N/A nation.
  • Conventional short form of the name: Dhekelia
  • The conventional long form of the name: none
  • The legal system in Dhekelia: laws applicable to the Cypriot population are, as far as possible, the same as the laws of the Republic of Cyprus.
  • Climate: Temperate, mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters.
  • The national symbols are none.
  • Internet TLD: none.

Background

 
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 larger of these is the Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area, also referred to as the Eastern Sovereign Base Area.

Geography

 
The overview map of the N/A national land.

Dhekelia is a small island in the Indian Ocean. It has a population of just over 1000 people, and many of them still live in simple huts. Dhekelia is an independent country, which means it cannot get help from other countries.

This state is located in Eastern Mediterranean, on the southeast coast of Cyprus near Famagusta, under the coordinates of 34 59 N, 33 45 E, covering an area of 131 sq km with a coastline of 27.5 km. Dhekelia is About three-quarters the size of Washington, DC.

Dhekelia has 108 km of land boundaries and borders with (1 nation): Cyprus 108 km.

British extraterritorial rights also extended to several small off-post sites scattered across Cyprus; several small Cypriot enclaves exist within the Sovereign Base Area (SBA); of the SBA land, 60% is privately owned and farmed, the Ministry of Defense owns 20%, and 20% is SBA Crown land.

The climate in Dhekelia is as follows: Temperate, Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters.

When you visit Dhekelia, the natural hazards shall be considered: none.

The following major health-threatening issues shall be considered when visiting Dhekelia: none.

Current environmental issues affecting the people: netting and trapping small migrant songbirds in the spring and autumn.

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The capital and other divisions

Capital city: Episkopi Cantonment (base administrative center for Akrotiri and Dhekelia); located in Akrotiri found under the coordinates 34 40 N, 32 51 E, applying the time zone UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time), using the following daylight saving time: +1hr begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October.

The capital of the Dhekelia Episkopi Cantonment, a mixed Greek-Cypriot community, is located on the Akrotiri Peninsula.

Administrative divisions: none.

People and society

 

The population in Dhekelia is approximately 15,500 on the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, including 9,700 Cypriots and 5,800 Service and UK-based contract personnel and dependents.

Industry

 

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

Dhekelia is rich in the following natural resources: none.

Dhekelia Driving Directions

 
In this post, you learned about Dhekelia, Eastern Mediterranean, on the southeast coast of Cyprus near Famagusta. We published some basic information about its capital Episkopi Cantonment (base administrative center for Akrotiri and Dhekelia).

Are you interested in visiting Dhekelia and looking for driving directions? Click here to plan your route, or see a printable road map of Dhekelia below for an overview of the route network.

Printable map of Dhekelia

Did you know about Dhekelia?

Dhekelia is a British Overseas Territory on the eastern coast of Cyprus. It was established as a settlement in the 19th century, and its population has grown steadily ever since. The British government maintains a military base here, which has been used to support other conflicts around the world. Dhekelia is known for its natural beauty, with beaches still untouched by commercial development.

After virtually visiting Dhekelia, you may also be interested in the neighboring country: Cyprus.

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