Elia, Nicosia

Elia is located in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°07′57″N 32°54′44″E / 35.13250°N 32.91222°E / 35.13250; 32.91222Coordinates: 35°07′57″N 32°54′44″E / 35.13250°N 32.91222°E / 35.13250; 32.91222
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictNicosia District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictLefke District
 • MukhtarAli Yılmaz Çölaşan
 • Total1,299
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Elia (Greek: Ελιά; post-1974 Turkish: Doğancı, pre-1974 Turkish: Elye) is a village in Cyprus, located east of Lefka. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus.


  1. ^ In 1983, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus unilaterally declared independence from the Republic of Cyprus. The de facto state is not recognised by any UN state except Turkey.
  2. ^ "KKTC 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı" [TRNC 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013. p. 22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-06.

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