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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 NewsTue, 21 Oct 2014 06:48:03 -0700
Cyprus to Block Turkey's EU Entry Bid Over Gas Row

Cyprus says it will block any progress in Turkey's ongoing talks to join the European Union in response to a Turkish gas search in waters where the EU member has already licensed companies to drill. Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily SabahMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:45:27 -0700
Greek Cyprus reacts as Turkey sends survey boat read full story
Publisher: Hickory Daily RecordTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:48:32 -0700
Cyprus to block Turkey's EU bid over gas dispute read full story
Publisher: InCyprusTue, 21 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700
Cyprus to veto opening of chapters in Turkey's EU path read full story
Publisher: Greek ReporterMon, 20 Oct 2014 13:37:30 -0700
Greek PM to Visit Cyprus November 7 read full story


Publisher: ReutersMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700
Cyprus says Turkish vessel encroaching on its offshore gas areas

NICOSIA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Cyprus said on Monday a Turkish research vessel had encroached on an area off its southern coast where it is searching for gas, and it was preparing counter-measures in an escalating row over rights to hydrocarbons in the ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 21 Oct 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Turkey to continue its seismic surveys in Cyprus, PM Davuto?lu says

"The resources in Cyprus are for all Cypriots, and Turkey will continue its seismic surveys in order to search for oil and gas in Cyprus's continental shelf, we have the right and we can use that right any time we want. Any step that excludes one side ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cyprus MailTue, 21 Oct 2014 10:48:45 -0700
Turkish PM unveils tighter security steps after deadly protests read full story


Publisher: Greek ReporterTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:07:30 -0700
National Council: Cyprus Will Not Leave Turkish Actions Unanswered

Nicosia does not intend to leave Ankara's provocations in the island's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) without an answer. This was the message sent to the Turkish government after today's second-in-a-row National Council of Cyprus. According to state ...   read full story

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