Egkomi, Gazimağusa District, Cyprus

🇨🇾 Enkomi (Greek: Έγκωμη; Turkish: Tuzla) is a village near Famagusta in Cyprus. It is the site of an important Bronze Age city, possibly the capital of Alasiya. Enkomi is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. In 1974, Enkomi had about 800 Greek Cypriot inhabitants. They all fled to the south of the island after the Turkish invasion, in the aftermath of the July coup. Enkomi's population comprises displaced Turkish Cypriots from Larnaca and Turkish settlers from Adana Province and Trabzon Province.

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Egkomi has a population of over 2,645 people. Egkomi also forms part of the wider Famagusta metropolitan area which has a population of over 50,465 people. Egkomi is situated near North Nicosia.

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