The District of Nicosia has 14 municipalities, but 2 Municipalities are in the occupied areas of the island, however, they still have representation within the Republic of Cyprus acting as legal entities in their own right. Greater Nicosia is administered by several municipalities. In the centre is the city municipality of Nicosia itself. The other municipalities are Strovolos, Lakatamia, Latsia, Aglandjia, Engomi, Agios Dhometios, Yeri and Tseri.
According to the last official census in 2011, the District of Nicosia has a total population of 326,980 inhabitants. it is estimated that non-national residents of the District account for 34.1% or (58,130). According to the Asylum Service of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus (2017- 2020), the number of refugees/asylum seekers in the city of Nicosia is estimated at 10,849.
Contact the intercultural coordinator for the Nicosia District:
Center for Social Cohesion, Development and Care (CODECA)
Agiou Georgiou 20, Agios Dometios, 2369 Nicosia, Cyprus
(+357) 22 770 962
Contact by e-mail
Results of Nicoisa District Intercultural Cities Index Analysis
Below is a bar chart summarising the results in comparison to the city average for each intercultural indicator, and a pie chart showing the different stakeholders who are part of the network.
The “Building structures for intercultural integration in Cyprus” project is being carried out with funding from the European Union, via its Structural Reform Support Programme, and in co-operation with the European Commission's DG for Structural Reform Support. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.