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Complete details about Cyprus in Asia with capital city Nicosia

Country NameCyprus (Kıpros/Kibris)
Country CodeCYP
Capital CityNicosia
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1960
Population754700
Surface Area9251.0
Life Expectancy76.7 years
GNP9333.0 (old 8246.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Greek [official]     (74.1%)
Turkish [official]     (22.4%)

Major Cities

Nicosia, Nicosia     (population 195000)
Limassol, Limassol     (population 154400)

Cyprus's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: ABC NewsFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:03:45 -0700
Biden Concerned by Tension Between Cyprus, Turkey

The White House says that in the conversation with President Nicos Anastasiades (NEE'-khohs ah-nah-stah-see-AH'-dees) Biden also stressed that the U.S. respects Cyprus' sovereignty and right to develop resources in an exclusive economic zone. Biden ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily SabahThu, 30 Oct 2014 16:03:45 -0700
Ankara warns UN that few opportunities remain for Cyprus read full story
Publisher: KathimeriniFri, 31 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700
Turkey raises tensions, insisting on keeping vessel off Cyprus read full story


Publisher: Al-ArabiyaWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700
Greece, Egypt, Cyprus urge Turkey to quit gas search off island

The governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus urged Turkey on Wednesday to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus, saying the work was illegal. Cyprus, a member of the European Union, is anxious to ...   read full story

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Publisher: Middle East MonitorThu, 30 Oct 2014 09:52:30 -0700
Cyprus: Tripartite meeting with Egypt and Greece is not against Turkey read full story
Publisher: Hurriyet Daily NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 14:56:15 -0700
MUSTAFA AYDIN > Same old story in Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Greek ReporterWed, 29 Oct 2014 03:46:11 -0700
Greek Foreign Minister Venizelos Visits Cyprus Today read full story
Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 28 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700
QUO VADIS CYPRUS? read full story


Publisher: Imperial College LondonFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:41:15 -0700
Countries can learn from Cyprus' 2013 economic crash, says Imperial report

Countries can learn lessons from Cyprus' economic crash and bailout package in terms of preventing future financial crises, according to a report. In March 2013, Cyprus agreed to a ?17 billion (£13.42 billion) international bailout by the International ...   read full story

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Publisher: KathimeriniThu, 30 Oct 2014 23:11:15 -0700
Cyprus's Georgiades bets on economy for Irish-style bailout exit read full story
Publisher: EurekAlert (press release)Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700
Countries can learn from Cyprus' 2013 economic crash, according to Imperial ... read full story
Publisher: Irish IndependentFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:26:15 -0700
Cyprus looks to follow Irish lead and leave its bailout read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteThu, 30 Oct 2014 23:56:15 -0700
No date set for Troika return to Cyprus read full story


Publisher: SFGateFri, 31 Oct 2014 11:14:43 -0700
Cyprus president scolds Central Bank chief

The office represented Andreas Vgenopoulos, the former head of Cyprus' second largest bank, Laiki Bank, which collapsed after the country's multibillion-euro rescue deal last year. Anastasiades said Friday that he won't "tolerate or give cover" to ...   read full story

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Publisher: Fox BusinessFri, 31 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700
Cyprus president criticizes Central Bank chief over possible conflict-of ... read full story

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