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Akrotiri Geography - 2024


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Eastern Mediterranean, peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus

Geographic coordinates

34 37 N, 32 58 E

Map references

Middle East


total: 123 sq km

note: includes a salt lake and wetlands

Area - comparative

about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries

total: 48 km

border countries (1): Cyprus 48 km


56.3 km


temperate; Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters

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 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Akrotiri 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Akrotiri 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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