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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: Hurriyet Daily NewsSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Turkey not manipulating Cyprus peace talks

I see Turkey as sincere in wishing to see a resolution in Cyprus. I also felt this in 2004. Today I have the same feeling. It has its own interests of course as a growing power and as a country with a vision for the EU for which the Cyprus problem is a ...   read full story


Publisher: London Free PressFri, 31 Jul 2015 14:33:45 -0700
Cyprus still divided, but maybe not for long

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when a bloody coup backed by the generals' regime in Athens, intended to unite the island with the ?mother country?, was answered by a Turkish invasion to protect the Turkish-Cypriot minority. Turkey ended up holding ...   read full story

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Publisher: Greek ReporterFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:03:45 -0700
Home Cyprus UN Special Envoy: This Opportunity to Unite Cyprus May Be the Best... read full story
Publisher: The Telegram (subscription)Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:41:15 -0700
The two sides of Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Today's ZamanFri, 31 Jul 2015 07:35:37 -0700
Reports of return of land to Greek Cypriots overshadow Cyprus peace talks read full story
Publisher: Hurriyet Daily NewsFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0700
Cyprus business leaders come together for first time to create forum read full story
Publisher: Straight.comWed, 29 Jul 2015 10:34:59 -0700
Gwynne Dyer: Cyprus is still divided?but maybe not for much longer read full story
Publisher: UN News CentreWed, 29 Jul 2015 13:26:15 -0700
UN mission in Cyprus renewed for six months by Security Council read full story


Publisher: Cyprus MailSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:56:15 -0700
Expats in Cyprus could lose out if UK exits EU

British expats in Cyprus could lose a host of privileges if Britain withdraws from the EU, a popular expat forum has warned. The website is urging them to register to vote in the UK's in/out referendum, which could take place as early as the middle of ...   read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 01 Aug 2015 11:45:00 -0700
Bank of Cyprus aims to raise its global profile in London listing

He was dismissive of the stock exchanges in Athens and Cyprus, where the bank is currently listed, referring to the former as the ?Greek scar?. Although the London listing is not finalised, Mr Hourican said that it remained the most likely option ...   read full story

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