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Nicosia now remains the only capital city this is divided. Following the intercommunal violence of the 1960s between the Turkish and Greek Cypriots and a coup to reunite the island lead to Turkey invading the island in 1974 which resulted in the capital city and island being divided. You can be walking down a street only to find a huge wall in front of you, which ensured you don’t just wonder across. A bit of a reprieve has occurred, as in 2008, a symbolic wall dividing the two communities at Ledra Street was opened, and there is now a border crossing. Life seems so different on either side of this border. But it is well worth visiting both sides to appreciate the differences but to wish for unifications. [edit text]  [editors]

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Europe's last divided capital. Nicosia. 
Nicosia,  Cyprus 
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