Famagusta District is the second largest district in Cyprus covering 1,985 square km. Since 1974, the Republic of Cyprus controls only the southeast section which has four municipalities and five communities, some of which are only partly under the control of the Republic. The four municipalities under the control of the Republic of Cyprus are: Ayia Napa, Paralimni, Derynia and Sotira.

According to the 2011 census, the District of Famagusta has a total population of 46,629 inhabitants. The area includes the fertile agricultural area known as the 'red villages' (Kokkinochoria), named after the distinct red colour of the soil. The main economic sectors in the district are tourism, agriculture, construction and light industry.

 Contact the intercultural network coordinator for the Famagusta District:

      Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational

      Technology (CARDET)

29 Lykavitou Avenue (1st floor)
Engomi, 2401
Nicosia, CYPRUS

 Contact by e-mail


 Results of Famagusta 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 “Enhancing structures and policies for intercultural integration in Cyprus” project is co-funded by the European Union via the Technical Support Instrument, and implemented by the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the European Commission. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.