The English language is widely spoken and there are some recognisable influences from the colonial era. The community in Northern Cyprus is predominantly Muslim and is extremely tolerant to other traditions. There are several Christian churches in Northern Cyprus; in the Anglican Church of St Andrew's in Girne - services are held on Sundays and Thursdays, services are also held in Famagusta and Girne town centre.
Children have a wide choice of English speaking schools. In Kyrenia there is a nursery which is run by expats. Also there are two English primary schools attached to the main Northern Cyprus Universities. English speaking secondary school education can be received at Lefkosa, which is an international American School in North Cyprus.
A local English paper will keep you in touch with the local community and a weekly English paper 'Cyprus Today', which is published every Saturday, can be found in most stores in Northern Cyprus. This newspaper contains useful information on various events – music concerts, charities, evening entertainment, as well as information and adverts from different business, restaurants and bars in North Cyprus. Living in Northern Cyprus can be as exciting as you want it to be. The English Residents Society also provides a detailed phone list of members which is updated on a six monthly cycle.
In Bafra, on the coast of Northern Cyprus the new Whiterocks luxury resort is being built by Blue C Developments. To find out more information on the available property and services, please see the Availability section of this website or contact us on Freephone (UK): 0800 328 0126 or N Cyprus: +90 392 8155 272, alternatively you can register for updates to be kept informed of special offers and progress in the development.