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Akrotiri Geography 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Akrotiri Geography 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Location:
Eastern Mediterranean, peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus

Geographic coordinates:
34 37 N, 32 58 E

Map references:
Middle East

Area:
total: 123 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
note: includes a salt lake and wetlands
country comparison to the world: 224

Area - comparative:
about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
total: 48 km
border countries (1): Cyprus 48 km
[see also: Land boundaries country ranks ]

Coastline:
56.3 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Climate:
temperate; Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters

Environment - current issues:
hunting around the salt lake; note - breeding place for loggerhead and green turtles; only remaining colony of griffon vultures is on the base

Geography - note:
British extraterritorial rights also extended to several small off-post sites scattered across Cyprus; of the Sovereign Base Area (SBA) land, 60% is privately owned and farmed, 20% is owned by the Ministry of Defense, and 20% is SBA Crown land


NOTE: The information regarding Akrotiri on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Akrotiri Geography 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Akrotiri Geography 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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