According to the latest statistics population of Girne grew by almost 20 % over the past five years, reaching 69,163 people. The city which is popular among immigrants, the Turkish Cypriots and tourists during the tourist season reaches 97,293 people. These statistics are published by the State Planning Organization, which finally released the results of the census, which was conducted on Dec. 4, 2011.
Population in Famagusta increased only by 9.7 % in reaching 69741 people. In Iskele population growth was 6.6 % and it reached 22,492 people. In Guzelyurt population growth was only 2.6 % and it reached 30,037 people.
The growth of the population of the city of Girne is unprecedented and for the first time came in first place in terms of population in the country. Girne area loved by everyone - locals, expats, tourists, and business people.