North Cyprus Social Groups

If you’re living in North Cyprus there’s often the question of what to do as an expat, especially if you like to participate in social gatherings and want to get involved in local activities which are of a more social nature.  The good news is that there’s plenty of choice of social activities to do and social groups to join available to you and your children.

There are a whole host of social clubs in North Cyprus and it’s likely you’ll find something that appeals to you, whether it be a walking group or dance class – but the good thing is, even if you don’t or you have a particular passion for a specific kind of social activity, you can always set up your own club or social gathering!

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Ancient History of Cyprus

Due to the island’s geographical position, it is inevitable that over the centuries this has proved to be both Cyprus’ downfall as well as her greatest asset.  The island has pretty much been visited, conquered, ruled and preyed upon by anyone who was anyone in history!  There have been a myriad of cultures that have greatly influenced the island’s culture, providing wealth and prosperity, as well as bringing about periods of turbulence, poverty and neglect.

Ancient History

c. 7000/6500BC – The Neolithic Period saw settlers arriving from places such as Syria, Turkey and Palestine.  Their main settlements seemed to be in coastal areas such as Zafer Burnu on the eastern peninsula, Lefke, Çatalköy and Güzelyurt.

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