Famagusta


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Fa·ma·gu·sta

 (fä′mə-go͞o′stə, făm′ə-)
A city of eastern Cyprus on the Bay of Famagusta, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Famagusta was a refugee center for Christians after Acre fell to the Saracens (1291).

Famagusta

(ˌfæməˈɡʊstə)
n
(Placename) a port in E Cyprus, on Famagusta Bay: became one of the richest cities in Christendom in the 14th century. Pop: 35 453 (2006)

Fa•ma•gu•sta

(ˌfɑ məˈgu stə)

n.
a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean. 42,500.
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We should state at the outset that we are acting as private citizens of Famagusta, not representing any bodies or interests and are independent of political or party beliefs and commitments.
But ex-Anorthosis Famagusta midfielder Fozzy says the tie at freezing Stair Park in front of a few hundred will be a career highlight if Livingston beat the drop.
President Nicos Anastasiades announced infrastructure projects worth EUR 95 mln for the government-controlled area of Famagusta, during a meeting at Paralimni town hall, attended by members of his Cabinet, mayors and local government representatives.
The Harbour of all This Sea and Realm: Crusader to Venetian Famagusta
The President of the European Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, met today in Brussels the head of the Union of Municipalities of Cyprus, Alexis Galanos, also mayor-in-exile of the Cypriote city of Famagusta which has been occupied since 1974.
The Cypriot president calls for the opening of Varosha, a ghost town on the outskirts of Famagusta right on the Mediterranean Sea that was fenced off by the Turkish military after the invasion in 1974.
Los legitimos habitantes de Famagusta, que vivian dentro de sus limites municipales exigen el inmediato regreso a sus hogares, de los que fueron expulsados en 1974, sin mayores retrasos, y llaman al Gobierno, al mundo politico y a las organizaciones de Chipre a proceder a todas las indispensables pasos internacionales y a continuar planteado urgentemente la particularidad y prioridad de la solucion del caso de Famagusta.
Founded in the late tenth century and rising to prominence after the fall of Acre in 1291, the port city of Famagusta once rivaled Constantinople and Venice as a center for maritime commerce.
Earlier Saturday it was reported that authorities in the seceded Northern Cyprus have arrested in Famagusta four MEPs from the EPP: Bulgarian Mariya Nedelcheva (member of ruling Bulgarian GERB party), Cypriot Eleni Theocharous, and Poles Artur Zasada and Jaroslaw Walesa (son of Lech Walesa).
The paper reported that for the first time in Lebanese history a route has been established between the port of Tripoli and Famagusta of Turkish Cyprus.
Summary: <p>The first tourist sea transportation service between the northern coastal city of Tripoli and the port town of Famagusta on the Turkish side of the island of Cyprus was launched Tuesday.
On a mixed night for the English clubs, Spurs beat Anorthosis Famagusta 6-1 at White Hart Lane, but both Bolton and Everton had to settle for 1-1 draws in their ties.