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Can you cross from Greek Cyprus to Turkish Cyprus?
If you want to cross the border in Cyprus from south to north. Yes you can! only you need to have European Union Passport. But other than EU Passport cannot pass the borders between south and north Cyprus.
Why are so many Greek houses unfinished?
Q: Why are there so many unfinished houses in Greece? A: as long as the house is not finished, they don’t have to pay building tax for it. So the leave it unfinished in order to evade this tax.
Is Famagusta still a ghost town?
Varosha, in Famagusta, has been unoccupied since the 1974 conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots left it in an inaccessible military zone. The move prompted backlash from the Greek Cypriots in the south of the island, who view it as an indirect land grab.
Why are there half built houses in Greece?
Unfinished buildings is a common sight in Greece. The reason is that greek people build what they need today and leave the rest of the building unfinished for the future. The Greek social security system (IKA) is still being built up.
Why are there so many abandoned buildings in Crete?
Crete is dispersed with settlements that were once abandoned because of urbanization or for some other reason, such vendettas, natural disasters, etc. Even today the walls of houses testify that life once existed there.
Who owns Northern Cyprus?
No nation other than Turkey has officially recognised Northern Cyprus as a sovereign state. The United Nations recognises it as territory of the Republic of Cyprus under Turkish occupation.
Famagusta, or Ammochostos in ancient Greek, means “hidden in the sand.” In the 7th century, Greek fishermen hid from Arabian robbers here. The Ottoman army landed here in the 16th century.
How much will it cost to build a house in Greece?
The construction costs amount in medium standard currently between 900,- and 1.200,- Euro per square meter. The cost of planning, building permit and other soft costs, and costs for outside facilities, special facilities, interiors / initial setup, development, etc. are of course not included in this price.
What is building coefficient in Greece?
The coefficient for the construction of commercial real estate (hotels, villas for rent, offices, etc.) is 0.2 for the whole area. At these land plots it’s not allowed to build more than two floors (there is the possibility of building basement, attic in advance, and the height of which must not exceed two meters).