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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: TradeWinds (subscription)Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:48:45 -0800
Cyprus Maritime buys Blenheim fleet

Hadjiyiannis-led Cyprus Maritime is understood to have paid around $75m for the six ships, which account for all of Blenheim's surviving fleet. The UK owner's exit from shipowning, at least for now, comes only seven months after it sold its aframax ...   read full story


Publisher: NewsweekThu, 26 Feb 2015 10:45:00 -0800
Cyprus Agrees Deal to Let Russian Navy Use Ports

European governments are facing the prospect of a Russian beachhead in the Mediterranean after Cyprus confirmed they have agreed a deal to allow the Russian navy access to Cypriot ports, in the latest agreement struck between the two countries.   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersFri, 27 Feb 2015 04:17:53 -0800
Cyprus police hold three in illegal Syrian vehicle export probe read full story
Publisher: Daily MailThu, 26 Feb 2015 16:34:10 -0800
Vladimir Putin's Cyprus deal gives Russia a foothold in the EU read full story
Publisher: STRATFORFri, 27 Feb 2015 02:18:45 -0800
Amid Sanctions Battle, Russia Courts Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Breitbart NewsFri, 27 Feb 2015 06:48:45 -0800
Russia Gets Foothold in EU as Cyprus Gives it Two Bases read full story
Publisher: Institutional InvestorThu, 26 Feb 2015 11:52:30 -0800
Cyprus Wants the World to Know, ?We're Not Greece? read full story
Publisher: Forces TVFri, 27 Feb 2015 04:29:03 -0800
Cyprus to Allow Russian Navy Use of its Ports read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:34:42 -0800
Cyprus Signs Deal to Let Russian Navy Ships Stop at its Ports

MOSCOW?Cyprus agreed to allow some Russian naval ships to make stops at its ports as Moscow said it would continue to provide the island country much-needed debt relief. The pacts came during a two-day visit to Russia by Cypriot President Nicos ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersWed, 25 Feb 2015 10:22:30 -0800
Russia, Cyprus sign military deal on use of Mediterranean ports read full story
Publisher: U.S. News & World ReportWed, 25 Feb 2015 06:49:42 -0800
Cyprus Signs Military Deal to Let Russian Navy Ships Dock read full story
Publisher: Deutsche WelleWed, 25 Feb 2015 16:14:20 -0800
Russia and Cyprus sign military deal for Mediterranean ports read full story
Publisher: RTThu, 26 Feb 2015 09:37:30 -0800
Russia secures military deal to use Cyprus' ports despite EU concerns read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsWed, 25 Feb 2015 13:52:32 -0800
Cyprus signs deal to allow Russian navy to use ports read full story


Publisher: The FAFri, 27 Feb 2015 23:13:25 -0800
Gemma Bonner: Everyone is fighting for their World Cup place

With the Women's World Cup less than 100 days away, Gemma Bonner believes the Cyprus Cup provides England's players with an ideal opportunity to stake their claim for a place on the plane to Canada. Mark Sampson's squad landed in Larnaca on ...   read full story

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