Ottoman Empire

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From 1571 AD, with the arrival and conquest of the Turks on the island begins the period of the Ottoman domination. For many years, until 1878 AD when the occupation by the Ottoman Empire ends, both Limassol (as well as the rest of Cyprus) is experiencing the alternations from the Turkish conquerors, who bring many changes and create a new social group on the island. The end of the Ottoman rule finds Limassol impoverished, but at the same time open to great prospects, mainly as it concerns the trading and the processing industry.

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