During the first five months of 2019, 886,281 Greek Cypriots crossed to and from the occupied north, figures published by Yeni Duzen on Tuesday show.
An additional 750,121 crossings by foreigners were recorded, according to the figures.
Besides Greek Cypriots, the majority of people who used the checkpoints to cross to the occupied north were UK and Greek nationals.
Number of people who entered and exited the occupied north from the checkpoints:
|Turkish Cypriots coming from the UK||18,826|
Number of people who entered or exited the occupied north via the illegal Tymbou airport or via marine transportation:
|Turkish Cypriots coming from the UK||5,192|