Akrotiri and Dhekelia
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Akrotiri and Dhekelia, officially the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, is a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus. The Areas, which include bases and other land, were retained by the British, under the 1960 treaty of independence, agreed and signed by the United Kingdom, Greece, Turkey and representatives from the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities, which granted independence to the Crown colony of Cyprus. This has an important role as a station for Signals Intelligence and provides a vital strategic part of the United Kingdom communications gathering and monitoring network in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
- also known as 亚克罗提利与德凯利亚, 亞克羅提利與德凱利亞
- founded in (55 years ago)
- part of United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, Eurasia, Cyprus
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by Kenneth J. Panton
Akrotiri and Dhekelia, on Cyprus ...
by Raymond Hickey
Akrotiri and Dhekelia in Cyrpus (Europe); (3) Bermuda (North Atlantic); (4) Turks and Caicos, (5) Cayman Islands, (6) British Virgin Islands, (7) Anguilla, (8) Montserrat (Caribbean); (9) St ...
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