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The Divided City of Nicosia

The Divided City of Nicosia

Nicosia is one of the only truly divided cities in the world, with a UN buffer zone running through the heart of it. Now, if I am honest, a couple of cities could do with a nice UN buffer zone, Bradford, Birmingham, Baltimore, but in Nicosia, it serves a far more serious purpose. What follows next is an incredibly brief and quite possibly inaccurate history of how Cyprus, like a Twix bar, got split in two. Like most wars, it…

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