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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: The GuardianWed, 17 Sep 2014 06:36:13 -0700
Cyprus leaders agree to speed up peace talks

Rival leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus have agreed to try to speed up slow-moving peace talks to resolve outstanding issues in the decades-old conflict, a UN official has said. Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders launched a fresh round of peace talks ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 16 Sep 2014 15:21:12 -0700
PM calls on Greek side to act for reunification in Cyprus visit read full story
Publisher: ReutersWed, 17 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0700
Cyprus leaders agree to ratchet up slow moving peace talks: UN read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700
Turkish PM: Cyprus could be reunified immediately read full story
Publisher: Greek ReporterWed, 17 Sep 2014 05:11:15 -0700
UN Envoy Says Cyprus Peace Talks Enter New Phase read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteWed, 17 Sep 2014 22:26:15 -0700
UN developing ideas to help bridge gap in Cyprus talks, says Eide read full story


Publisher: expressandstar.comThu, 18 Sep 2014 03:52:30 -0700
Mercians head to Cyprus in UN peacekeeping force

The Mercian Regiment was formed in 2007 and brought together the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment, the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment, the Staffordshire Regiment and the West Midlands Regiment and the King's Cheshire Regiment. Cyprus ...   read full story

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Publisher: shropshirestar.comThu, 18 Sep 2014 01:15:00 -0700
For Cyprus read Shropshire - troops face 'mob' with spud missiles read full story


Publisher: InCyprusThu, 18 Sep 2014 05:18:05 -0700
Celebrating 32 holidays to Cyprus

In a announcement, the CTO said: ?Speaking to them it is clear to see the main reason that brings them to Cyprus is neither the sun nor the sea but the people of Cyprus and the friends they have made here: their taxi driver, the staff they met at the ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily SabahWed, 17 Sep 2014 06:25:21 -0700
Cyprus leaders agree to accelerate slow moving peace talks: UN official

Turkish PM Ahmet Davuto?lu had called on the PM of Greece, Antonis Samaras, and Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades to work together to set a peacemaking example in Cyprus, at a press conference held in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus ...   read full story

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