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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: Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSat, 30 Apr 2016 20:56:15 -0700
Good vibes in Cyprus: Solving the Greek-Turk conflict would bode well

The two presidents, Nicos Anastasiades of southern Greek Cyprus and Mustafa Akinci of northern Turkish Cyprus, have met many times since talks restarted last year. U.N. special adviser Espen Barth Eide is presiding. Prospects for success are considered ...   read full story

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Publisher: In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog)Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:03:45 -0700
Going 'native' in Cyprus read full story


Publisher: In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog)Mon, 02 May 2016 06:30:00 -0700
Cyprus takes in unaccompanied minors

According to Eurostat data, 105 unaccompanied children from Somalia, Syria and Palestine arrived in Cyprus in 2015, 7 of them under the age of 14. They represent nearly 20% of asylum applications submitted to authorities in 2015. In 2015, a total of 88 ...   read full story

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Publisher: Famagusta GazetteMon, 02 May 2016 05:22:30 -0700
Eurostat: 105 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in Cyprus in 2015 read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailMon, 02 May 2016 19:03:45 -0700
Huge jump in number of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum read full story


Publisher: Cyprus MailMon, 02 May 2016 19:03:45 -0700
Our View: Cyprus talks might also benefit from some outside help

The message of the Resurrection ?strengthens our resolve for the great effort we have been making during the last year for the solution to the Cyprus problem, searching for a solution that will be viable, functional and will open up prospects for a ...   read full story


Publisher: The GuardianThu, 28 Apr 2016 09:32:03 -0700
Refugees stranded on UK military bases in Cyprus given fresh hope

More than 30 refugees who have been stranded in UK sovereign military bases in Cyprus since 1998 have been given fresh hope of finding a permanent home in Britain. The high court in London has ordered the home secretary, Theresa May, to reconsider ...   read full story

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Publisher: GlobalPostThu, 28 Apr 2016 09:30:00 -0700
Cyprus refugee families win legal case against Britain read full story

Cyprus Tweets

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From @cyprusexpat on Tue May 03 00:53:16 EDT 2016 Good morning from Cyprus #cyprus #travel #holidays https://t.co/QZNTCXmHL2 https://t.co/Z4QRLY8Gdx
From @ElvisLegacy on Tue May 03 00:53:14 EDT 2016 After two days off with my little family, I'm at London Gatwick ready to head off to Cyprus for a show tonight... https://t.co/8pAM8WHBQJ
From @spacyzuma on Tue May 03 00:51:11 EDT 2016 RT @SauceCunting: Hi guys if you know anyone that would like to study in Turkey/Cyprus please dm me , plenty scholarship offers,Very Afford?
From @PHadjipanayis on Tue May 03 00:50:31 EDT 2016 RT @BrokenLightCo: #Photography by Phedias in Cyprus who has battled #anxiety. #mentalhealth #art? https://t.co/QlPJJq5KaS https://t.co/dD6?
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From @n_santama on Tue May 03 00:48:57 EDT 2016 RT @alphamelville: In all his glory... the bronze ?Horned God? (Apollo Kereates) from Enkomi; 12thC BC. #Cyprus Museum #archaeology https:/?
From @n_santama on Tue May 03 00:48:49 EDT 2016 RT @alphamelville: Archaeologist Porfyrios Dikaios with statuette of the ?Horned God? from Enkomi, in situ. #Cyprus #archaeology https://t.?
From @Basement_Cyprus on Tue May 03 00:48:34 EDT 2016 https://t.co/Lj4CFbxLiT
From @SoulsDefence on Tue May 03 00:48:33 EDT 2016 Justice for defenceless doggie thrown in crushing machine on orders of hotel manager! https://t.co/TJofdiQyhR https://t.co/Dt7IXCCqHg