What is a Ledra?

What is a Ledra?

Ledra (Greek: Λήδρα), also spelt Ledrae was an ancient city-kingdom located in the centre of Cyprus where the capital city of Nicosia is today. Ledra was established in 1050 BC. It became a city-kingdom by the seventh century BC. At times, it had been subject to Assyrian rule.

What is Nicosia Cyprus known for?

Today North Nicosia is the capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, a state recognized only by Turkey. Apart from its legislative and administrative functions, Nicosia has established itself as the island’s financial capital and its main international business centre.

Is the border closed between north and south Cyprus?

All nine border crossings between the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and the Southern Cyprus administration opened Friday morning after remaining closed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Where can you cross the border in Cyprus?

Where can we cross the border separating South and North Cyprus?

  • Kato Pyrgos (Yesilirmak).
  • Lefka (Lefke).
  • Astromeritis (Bostanci/Guzelyurt).
  • Agios Dometios (Metehan).
  • Inside Nicosia (Lefkosa) – there are two crossings:
  • Pyla (Beyarmudu) – SBA crossing.
  • Agios Nikolaos – (SBA crossing)
  • Dherynia (Famagusta/Gazimagusa).

Is Nicosia a nice place to live?

Living in Nicosia – summary Nicosia is an exceptionally friendly place to live and work, it’s a very short drive down a modern motorway to beautiful beaches and fun-filled water parks. It has the best of the Mediterranean climate with everything a modern well invested EU city has to offer.

How far is Nicosia from the beach?

It is 59 km from Nicosia to Nissi Beach. It is approximately 80.8 km to drive. How do I travel from Nicosia to Nissi Beach without a car?

Can I drive from southern Cyprus to Northern Cyprus?

“It is possible to travel to the north of Cyprus from the south (and back again), including via the Ledra Palace and Ledra Street checkpoints in central Nicosia where you can cross by foot. If you intend to take a hire car to the north, the main crossing in Nicosia is Agios Dometios.

Can you drive from north to south Cyprus?

Can You Drive From North Cyprus to South? Due to insurance restrictions, you cannot currently take a hire car from North Cyprus to the South. If you want to cross the border, you can cross at Ledra Palace and Ledra Street in central Nicosia on foot.

How much do you need to retire in Cyprus?

Lodge at least €30,000 in your Cyprus bank account on the day of application. An income of €30,000 to support yourself, plus €5,000 for each dependent applicant. Private medical insurance.