Flora and Fauna
Flora: Despite its rich and diverse historical and cultural heritage North Cyprus has magnificent natural beauty.
The richness of the flora beauty is partly explained by the uniqueness of the Mediterranean climate. About 1900 kinds of flowering plants, including Gramineae grasses grow wild in North Cyprus.
Fauna: North Cyprus has been endowed with a rich array of fauna including a large number of endemic birds, reptiles and animals. Because of its position, T.R.N.C. is also a vital stop-over for thousands of migratory birds which find the island an ideal place for both feeding and refuge. Among the 350 species of birds, 7 are endemic to north Cyprus. There are also 26 different species of reptile and amphibians.
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