May 01, 2021 · Nearby Büyük Han, the largest caravanserai in the island and considered to be one of the finest buildings in Cyprus, was built in 1572 by the Ottomans and functions as a cultural center.   To the west of the Girne Avenue lies the Samanbahçe neighborhood, built in the 19th century by the government, considered to be the first example ...
3 days ago · Turkish Cypriots or Cypriot Turks (Turkish: Kıbrıs Türkleri or Kıbrıslı Türkler; Greek: Τουρκοκύπριοι, romanized: Tourkokýprioi) are mostly ethnic Turks originating from Cyprus. Following the Ottoman conquest of the island in 1571, about 30,000 Turkish settlers were given land once they arrived in Cyprus.
- 30,000 (Turkish Cypriot immigrants in 1993), est.40,000 to 120,000
- est. 150,000
- 6,000 (Turkish Cypriot immigrants in 1993)
- 4,000 (Early twentieth century Turkish Cypriot brides only – excludes descendants) ᵇ