The country’s official language is the Turkish Lira, the symbol for which is abbreviated as or TL.  

Most businesses do accept payments in English Sterling, Euro and US Dollars, and there are many Bureau de Exchanges offering competitive rates all over the country.  

The Turkish Lira is relatively weak against most foreign currencies, another reason why visitors prefer North Cyprus as an attractive holiday destination, with a full course evening meal costing no more than 25 Euro’s at most restaurants, beverages included.