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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Cyprus on the Bay of Famagusta, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Famagusta was a refugee center for Christians after Acre fell to the Saracens (1291). Population: 34,800.

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  • This is a collection of papers from a 2007 conference in Famagusta; I am one of the contributors (though on Kosovo and Macedonia rather than Cyprus).

    March Books 13) Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert A. Heinlein

  • This night at midnight we rode to Famagusta, which is eight leagues from Salina, which is 24 English miles.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Cyprusarea under government control: Larnaca, Limassol, Vasilikos; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: Famagusta, Kyrenia

    Ports and terminals

  • Cyprus6 districts; Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos; note - Turkish Cypriot area's administrative divisions include Kyrenia, all but a small part of Famagusta, and small parts of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and Larnaca

    Administrative divisions

  • Dhekeliaon the southeast coast of Cyprus near Famagusta

    Location

  • Ports and terminals: area under government control: Larnaca, Limassol, Vasilikos; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: Famagusta, Kyrenia

    Cyprus

  • GeographyLocation: on the southeast coast of Cyprus near Famagusta

    Dhekelia

  • Administrative divisions: 6 districts; Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia, Paphos; note - Turkish Cypriot area's administrative divisions include Kyrenia, all but a small part of Famagusta, and small parts of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and Larnaca

    Cyprus

  • In addition to the capital, other important cities are Famagusta, Larnaca, and Limassol.

    Cyprus

  • Christian refugees, merchants, and traders from the region flocked to Famagusta, transforming it into a key emporium for trade between Europe and the East.

    Preserving Famagusta

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