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Complete details about Cyprus in Asia with capital city Nicosia

Country NameCyprus (Kępros/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: Jerusalem PostWed, 16 Apr 2014 11:33:45 -0700
No hegemonic peace in Cyprus

Almost 40 years to the day, the Turks finally figured out that they had invaded the wrong geographic region of Cyprus. Cyprus's power wealth, its hydrocarbons, have been found to be located in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off its southern shores ...   read full story

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Publisher: KathimeriniWed, 16 Apr 2014 23:56:15 -0700
Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Today's ZamanThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:48:45 -0700
KKTC pushing for Cyprus deal before end of this year read full story
Publisher: Madison.comThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:52:30 -0700
Bailed-out Cyprus to test bond market in June read full story


Publisher: RTWed, 16 Apr 2014 09:51:49 -0700
Cyprus warns economic sanctions against Russia will destroy its economy

Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told a German newspaper Wednesday that economic sanctions against Russia by Europe would destroy the Cypriot economy, adding that every EU state should decide separately whether they want to cut ties with ...   read full story

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Publisher: KathimeriniTue, 15 Apr 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Sanctions on Russia may 'destroy Cyprus economy' read full story
Publisher: BloombergTue, 15 Apr 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Cyprus Legal Firms, Accountants Fret Over Russia-Ukraine read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:48:45 -0700
Cyprus seeks distance from EU sanctions on Russia, as FM warns of economic ... read full story


Publisher: Cyprus MailThu, 17 Apr 2014 08:45:56 -0700
Cyprus to initiate saving bond programme for retail investors (updated)

THE government will initiate a savings bond programme for retail investors every month starting in June, the finance ministry said on Thursday. The six-year bonds will bear a 5.75 per cent coupon until maturity but can be redeemable with a lower ...   read full story


Publisher: Cyprus MailWed, 16 Apr 2014 22:40:24 -0700
Opportunities exist, president tells Dubai chamber

OPPORTUNITIES for growth exist in the majority of economic sectors of Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades told a Business Forum in Dubai yesterday on the last day of his four-day visit to the United Arab Emirates. The forum was attended by members of ...   read full story

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Publisher: Khaleej TimesTue, 15 Apr 2014 12:18:38 -0700
Cyprus is an emerging market, says president read full story
Publisher: Emirates 24/7Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:22:30 -0700
UAE invited to invest in Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteWed, 16 Apr 2014 22:03:45 -0700
President calls on UAE businessmen to invest in Cyprus read full story
Publisher: The NationalWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:26:15 -0700
Emiratis' visa-free travel to Europe applauded by Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Zawya (registration)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:32:50 -0700
UAE-Cyprus Business Forum explores joint investment opportunities read full story
Publisher: Financial MirrorMon, 14 Apr 2014 02:00:00 -0700
Cyprus Government Spokesman resigns to run for seat in the European Parliament read full story

Cyprus Tweets

From @atiyajhs on Thu Apr 17 15:33:56 EDT 2014 @droneovasherpao -my teacher head of the Naqsbandi silsila based in Cyprus Sh Nazim al Haqqani
From @EliadesElias on Thu Apr 17 15:33:52 EDT 2014 RT @FinancialMirror: #Bitcoin promoter Brewster's varied excuses for skipping from #Cyprus . But he still racked up 1 mln in debt... http:/?
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From @fxinter_net on Thu Apr 17 15:32:41 EDT 2014 Bitcoin promoter breaks silence on Cyprus fraud allegations #Bitcoin http://t.co/JaOGevRwkW
From @vofncyprus on Thu Apr 17 15:32:35 EDT 2014 #VOFNPaper Cyprus: Preliminary agreement for a detailed study into the role of the Larnaca port http://t.co/enyllGNVrU
From @vofncyprus on Thu Apr 17 15:32:35 EDT 2014 #VOFNPaper KKTC pushing for Cyprus deal before end of this year http://t.co/hry0zbBzwc
From @vofncyprus on Thu Apr 17 15:32:35 EDT 2014 #VOFNPaper Cyprus believes that exploration plans of hydrocarbon reserves are on schedule http://t.co/gzku3t3xQ7
From @LAdilinis on Thu Apr 17 15:32:33 EDT 2014 1? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ? ?????? 6????? ???????? http://t.co/mE7nvwJffM #cyprus
From @Sammaz on Thu Apr 17 15:32:24 EDT 2014 @dantheman1976 Nice, Cyprus, NYC. The first two are for weddings. Yeah, 10 years ago I'd be frantically looking for a new top for tomorrow!
From @Parikiaki on Thu Apr 17 15:32:04 EDT 2014 RT @eevriviades: Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus http://t.co/CGo0P0BpUt via @ekathimerini
From @PanayiotouNikos on Thu Apr 17 15:32:02 EDT 2014 Partners in #Israel 's Leviathan field bid to sell gas to #Cyprus http://t.co/AyflFaPzoJ via @NatGasEurope
From @emilyt_xox on Thu Apr 17 15:32:01 EDT 2014 I miss school, working in New Look, The Ship & Cyprus. But then again have soo much to look forward to this year. ??? Sceptical Emzo..??
From @WalterCOLLICA on Thu Apr 17 15:32:00 EDT 2014 Bitcoin promoter breaks silence on Cyprus fraud allegations #Bitcoin http://t.co/vFk8MLGgTs
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From @CyprusTweets on Thu Apr 17 15:31:39 EDT 2014 RT @ageliesergasias: GROUP CFO ?120000+ per year #Cyprus #aggeliesergasias http://t.co/4InIcSzzAq