Agios Sergios, Cyprus
Agios Sergios (Greek: Άγιος Σέργιος "Saint Sergius"; Turkish: Yeni Boğaziçi "New Bosporus", previously Aysergi) is a large village in Cyprus, near the ancient site Salamis. Agios Sergios is de facto under control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011[update], it had a population of 3,347.
|Country (de jure)||Cyprus|
|• District||Famagusta District|
|Country (de facto)||Northern Cyprus|
|• District||Gazimağusa District|
|• Mayor||Mustafa Zurnacilar|
|Website||Agios Sergios Municipality|
In 1946, 1,790 people were living in Agios Sergios; 82 were Turkish Cypriots and the rest Greek Cypriots. All Turkish Cypriots fled to Famagusta and neighbouring villages in 1958. By 1973, Agios Sergios had an estimated population of 2,040. After 1974, it was reinhabited by some of its former Turkish Cypriot residents, displaced Turkish Cypriots from the south of Cyprus, and Turkish settlers from Istanbul and Trabzon.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
Yeni Boğaziçi is twinned with:
- In 1983, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus unilaterally declared independence from the Republic of Cyprus. The de facto state is not recognised by any UN state except Turkey.
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