Larnaca District

district-pic-14Larnaca District is one of the six districts of Cyprus. Its main town is Larnaca. A small part of the district was occupied by the Turkish army in 1974, and is currently controlled by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which is not recognized internationally. See Cyprus dispute.

The authorities in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus administer the Turkish-occupied parts of Larnaca District as part of Nicosia District.

Larnaca hosts both a port and the island’s most important airport, Larnaca International Airport. The town also hosts the Hala Sultan Tekke mosque which is sometimes referred to as the third holiest site in Islam.


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  Paul Wood wrote @

Larnaca is a growing tourist area with the main airport of the island only 10 minutes from the sandy beaches of Larnaca. The beaches offer all types of activity, and also many many restaurants and bars. If you want a relaxing and busy holiday all in one come to larnaca, beach, sun, fun, great food, great bars, good nightlife, it is all here, and self catering is best.

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