Girne District

Girne District[1] (Turkish: Girne İlçesi) is one of six districts of Northern Cyprus. It is divided between two sub-districts: Girne Sub-district and the Çamlıbel Sub-district. Its capital is Kyrenia, also known by its Turkish name, as Girne. Its population was 73,577 in the 2011 census.[2] Its Governor is Mehmet Envergil.[3] It has the same boundaries as the Kyrenia District of Cyprus, a distinct political entity and local government-in-exile which claims the same territory.

Location of Girne District within Northern Cyprus.
Girne District

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Dairesi, Cyprus (Turkish republic of northern Cyprus, 1983-) Devlet Planlama Örgütü İstatistik ve Araştırma (1983). Demographic Report, 1982. The Department.
  2. ^ "District population census 2011" (PDF). 14 September 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Girne District". 14 September 2014.

Coordinates: 35°12′03″N 33°26′51″E / 35.2007°N 33.4474°E / 35.2007; 33.4474