| GEOGRAPHIC NAMES | GEOLOGY | USA STATS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |

Akrotiri Geography 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Akrotiri Geography 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

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

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: 1) The information regarding Akrotiri on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Akrotiri Geography 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Akrotiri Geography 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






This page was last modified 28-Feb-18
Copyright © 1995- , ITA all rights reserved.

    . Feedback