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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: Salt Lake TribuneMon, 04 May 2015 19:14:49 -0700
Prep softball: Cyprus trounces Cottonwood, 12-0

Murray ? For a freshman, Cyprus pitcher Alexis Poulsen sure can get into the heads of more experienced high school softball players sometimes. The way the lefty ninth-grader does it, in general, is through adeptly changing speeds and keeping opposing ...   read full story


Publisher: U-T San DiegoTue, 05 May 2015 04:26:15 -0700
UN envoy: Cyprus leaders ready to restart peace talks

United Nations envoy Espen Barth Eide speaks to journalists after a meeting with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Eide will host a dinner for both Anastasiades ...   read full story

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Publisher: Financial MirrorMon, 04 May 2015 07:15:00 -0700
CYPRUS: Leaders to meet with UNSG adviser on May 11 read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalFri, 01 May 2015 03:41:15 -0700
Cyprus's Recovery Path Can Avoid Greek Pitfalls

It sounds like Greece: A country with a bailout program that went off track; excluded from European Central Bank bond-buying; and with an economy at a vital juncture after a deep recession. But it is Cyprus. And the outlook is very different. Just ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Hill (blog)Fri, 01 May 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Cyprus: The volatile and oddly forgotten frozen conflict read full story
Publisher: Hurriyet Daily NewsSun, 03 May 2015 15:01:24 -0700
NURAY MERT > Cyprus taboo in Turkey read full story
Publisher: www.worldbulletin.netMon, 04 May 2015 00:02:03 -0700
UN envoy says Cyprus peace talks to resume read full story
Publisher: Greek ReporterThu, 30 Apr 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Ghost Resort in Cyprus Might Become Peace Offering read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailSat, 02 May 2015 07:03:45 -0700
Akinci hopes for a solution this year read full story
Publisher: The GuardianSun, 03 May 2015 05:00:00 -0700
Hands across the divide: Cypriots go where their politicians fear to tread read full story


Publisher: Financial TimesWed, 29 Apr 2015 08:33:45 -0700
Varosha: Forgotten tourist resort could settle the Cyprus dispute

A northern Cyprus beach resort, patronised in the swinging sixties by actresses Brigitte Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor, but now so deserted that its windowless hotels resemble concrete skeletons, may hold the key to overcoming one of the world's most ...   read full story

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Publisher: The EconomistTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:34:09 -0700
Come together? read full story
Publisher: The GuardianTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:18:28 -0700
Is Mustafa Akinci the best hope yet for a solution to the Cyprus problem? read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsWed, 29 Apr 2015 05:36:33 -0700
Cyprus, Egypt, Greece to Boost Ties on Combatting Terrorism read full story
Publisher: Deutsche WelleTue, 28 Apr 2015 06:18:45 -0700
Cyprus president to meet with Turkish Cypriot leader ahead of reunification talks read full story
Publisher: Al-MonitorTue, 28 Apr 2015 14:12:44 -0700
Northern Cyprus demands respect from Turkey read full story

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