Tuesday, September 18

Cyprus - [Κύπρος - Kıbrıs]

Cyprus - [Κύπρος - Kıbrıs]

Capital: Nicosia
Languages: Greek, Turkish
Population: 788,457
Currency: Cypriot Pound - CYP
Internet code: .cy
Status: Republic

more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus

Cyprus Postal Services

PostEurop member: yes
UPU member: yes
Sepac member: no
Norden member: no

Europa stamps: since 1961 ->

Official site: http://www.mcw.gov.cy/mcw/dps/dps.nsf/
info: philatelic@dps.mcw.gov.cy

"1961 was the year of the first Europa stamps of Cyprus, one year after the independence of the country."


Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) - [Kuzey Kibris Türk Cumhuriyeti]

more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Cyprus

Posta KKTC

PostEurop member: no
UPU member: no
Sepac member: no
Norden member: no

Europa stamps: since 1975 ->

Official site: http://www.postadairesi.com
info: info@postacyprus.com

"The eastern part of the country is occupied by Turkey since 1974 and Turkish stamps of Cyprus are issued and used in that part of the island."

"This internationaly, non recognized postal authorithy issues Europa stamps as well but have no official status."

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