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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: International AdviserFri, 28 Aug 2015 04:37:30 -0700
Cyprus could grant title deeds to overseas property investors

If the bill becomes law, it will allow investors ? who either paid the full purchase price or for a large percentage of the property ? to apply for the title deeds to homes they bought in Cyprus. Most of the buyers claim they were mis-sold loans ...   read full story


Publisher: U.S. News & World ReportWed, 26 Aug 2015 04:25:53 -0700
UN's Cambodian soldiers clear land mines in divided Cyprus

MAMMARI, Cyprus (AP) ? Cambodian army Lt. Sovannara Leang says helping clear ethnically-divided Cyprus of land mines has hit home with him. "This has affected my country as well," said the 32-year-old officer who's been in the army since 2002.   read full story

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Publisher: Today's ZamanWed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 -0700
ICT: Parties close to deal in Cyprus, Turkey's EU accession to be revitalized read full story


Publisher: Kent OnlineThu, 27 Aug 2015 07:48:45 -0700
Paul Hawden coming home to Hoo after being kept in Cyprus after an insurance ...

Those were the first words of businessman Paul Hawden when he touched down in England following his cancer ordeal in Cyprus. As he landed at Biggin Hill this afternoon, he added: "All I want to do is get home and kiss my wife Linda and my dog Jock.   read full story

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Publisher: Mirror.co.ukThu, 27 Aug 2015 10:19:30 -0700
Man with stomach cancer banned from leaving Cyprus over medical bills row ... read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 27 Aug 2015 22:25:52 -0700
Artist Marcus Robinson to film Van Morrison Cyprus Avenue concerts

"Tourism Ireland have asked me to make an art film about the new Belfast, based around Van Morrison's concerts on Cyprus Avenue," he said. "It's a magical time-lapse film of this elegant and refined street being transformed for this epic concert." And ...   read full story

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