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Nicosia, Cyprus. Satellite image of Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, and the surrounding area. North is at top. Nicosia is located on the River Pedieos and situated almost in the centre of the island. Following the intercommunal violence of the 1960s, the capital was divided between the island's Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities in the south and north respectively. Forested areas are dark green, bare ground is brown, urban areas are grey, and water is black. Image created using NaturalVue data obtained from the Landsat 7 satellite.
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