The capital and largest city of Cyprus, in the north-central part of the island. Founded probably before the seventh century BC, it fell to the Venetians in 1489 and the Turks in 1571. It became the capital when Cyprus gained independence in 1960.x
- Messina Lipari; Nicosia, Patti.
- Miller, Ottoman Land Code (London, 1892); Medjelle (Ottoman Civil Code) (Nicosia, 1895); Kendall, Turkish Bonds (London, 1898); V.
- During his reign Venice lost the fortresses Nicosia and Famagosta in Cyprus.
- NICOSIA, the capital of Cyprus, situated in the north central part of the island.
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