Akrotiri


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Akrotiri

(ā'krōtē`rē),

Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area,

or

Western Sovereign Base Area,

British air force base (2004 est. pop. 6,300), 47 sq mi (123 sq km), located on a peninsula on the SW Cyprus coast; an overseas territory of Great Britain. In addition to the military facilities, whose residents are exclusively military personnel and other British citizens, Akrotiri includes a salt lake and wetlands. Great Britain retains full sovereignty and jurisdiction over Akrotiri and DhekeliaDhekelia
, Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area,
or Eastern Sovereign Base Area,
British military base (2004 est. pop. 7,200), c.51 sq mi (131 sq km), SE Cyprus, on Larnaca Bay; an overseas territory of Great Britain.
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 under an arrangement that dates from the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus in 1960.
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This year's archaeological excavations at Dreamer's Bay in Akrotiri uncoveredseveral stone-founded structures including a large ovoid with clay floor of uncertain purpose, the antiquities department announced on Wednesday.
Penny Mordaunt visited RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus yesterday where six of the aircraft have been based since arriving for a sixweek training deployment in May.
This follows the announcement of their deployment to RAF Akrotiri in April 2019.
Britain's newest fighter jets are in Cyprus for training and systems tests in the aircrafts first overseas deployment at RAF Akrotiri.
Typhoon pilots, flying from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, spotted large numbers of IS fighters entering a network of caves near the city of Baiyji.
While at her and Prince William's (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1054680/kate-middleton-prince-william-raf-Akrotiri-cyprus-christmas-royal-news) tour of RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus , the royal couple visited the base to meet service personnel that will be on duty on Christmas Day.
And yesterday, they arrived at RAF Akrotiri on Cyprus bearing presents from the children, wives and parents from Coningsby invited to the palace event.
As passionate foodies constantly crave for a fresh culinary adventure, Akrotiri Modern Eurasian Cuisine presents an exciting gastronomic experience that has fused together diverse coastal food cultures from all over the world.
Some of the best culinary styles and dietary dialects found in different coastlines took center stage at the recently held Akrotiri VIP Blogger's Night last June 1, at the Commerce Center, Filinvest City in Alabang.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May signs an autograph for a boy at a kindergarten school during her visit to RAF Akrotiri on December 22, 2017.
Speaking at RAF Akrotiri on Cyprus where the UK strike force is based, Mr Fallon said future missions would see them attack IS's headquarters and its command and control structure.