Economic activity is limited to providing services to the military and their families located in dhekelia. all food and manufactured goods must be imported.
Netting and trapping of small migrant songbirds in the spring and autumn
Approximately 15,700 live on the sovereign base areas of akrotiri and dhekelia including 7,700 cypriots, 3,600 service and uk based contract personnel, and 4,400 dependents
Eastern mediterranean, on the southeast coast of cyprus near famagusta
Total: 130.8 sq km note: area surrounds three cypriot enclaves
About three-quarters the size of washington, dc
Conventional long form: dhekelia sovereign base area conventional short form: dhekelia
Name: episkopi cantonment (base administrative center for akrotiri and dhekelia); located in akrotiri geographic coordinates: 34 40 n, 32 51 e time difference: utc+2 (7 hours ahead of washington, dc during standard time) daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last sunday in march; ends last sunday in october