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Kemal Mustafa Atatürk (Κεμάλ Ατατούρκ) bust

Προτομή Κεμάλ Ατατούρκ Πύλα (2) n

Προτομή Κεμάλ Ατατούρκ Πύλα n

Artist: Unknown

Location: Turkish Cypriot elementary school yard of Pyla. Larnaka district. 

Dimensions: 200 cm x 68 cm x 70 cm

Category: Turkish Cypriots 

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The bust was commissioned at the end of the 1990s by the Turkish Cypriot Ministry of Education of TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) which is not recognized as a state except for Turkey. Pyla is the only village in Cyprus still inhabited by its original Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot population.