Αμμόχωστος - Mağusa

Orientation & Geography

Asia, Northern Cyprus, Famagusta

Famagusta (Greek: Αμμόχωστος Ammóchōstos , Turkish: Gazimağusa/Mağusa) is a city on the east coast of Cyprus and is capital of the Famagusta District. It is located east of Nicosia, and possesses the deepest harbour of the island. Since the 1974 Turkish invasion the city has resided in the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The old tourist quarter of Varosha is abandoned and fenced off, pending a settlement of the Cyprus problem.