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Foreign Visitor Numbers From South Increased

Foreign Visitor Numbers From South Increased

December 17
10:48 2017

The number foreign tourists, who crossed from south to north Cyprus has increased this year to a total of 1,402,261, while the number of foreign tourists, who crossed from the north to the south, was 1,399,716.

Figures released by the Ministry of Tourism and Environment to the end of November show that the greatest increase in visitors who landed in the south and crossed the border to the TRNC were from the UK and Israel. This year, 112, 094 Israeli visitors to Cyprus crossed from the south to the north compared to 34,614 in 2016, as did 96,974 visitors from Germany, 94,098 from Russia and 91,953 from Greece.

Meanwhile the TRNC citizens, who crossed from the north to south, numbered 1,660,456, but the number of Greek Cypriots, who crossed from south to north, was only 991,164.

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