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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: InCyprusWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:22:30 -0800
Eurobarometer finds pessimism in Cyprus

The latest Eurobarometer showed that in 15 countries the majority of respondents think that their voice does not count in the EU, in proportions that range from 46% in Bulgaria to 79% in Cyprus. In 13 member states the majority of respondents say that ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cyprus MailWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:56:07 -0800
Cypriots continue to feel pessimistic about EU, says Eurobarometer read full story


Publisher: The Local.seTue, 16 Dec 2014 23:18:45 -0800
Swedish free schools sent profits to Cyprus

Some of their profits left the country and the two contractors formed a new holding company based in both Sweden and Cyprus, Swedish news network SVT has reported. The pair are accused of avoiding paying taxes in their own country as part of a complex ...   read full story


Publisher: InCyprusWed, 17 Dec 2014 06:48:45 -0800
UNSC to hold unofficial consultations on Cyprus

Eide, who is currently paying a short visit to Cyprus, holds on Wednesday separate meetings with Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart Ergun Olgun to review the situation after the suspension of the peace talks.   read full story

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Publisher: Cyprus MailWed, 17 Dec 2014 05:07:30 -0800
UN Security Council to hold unofficial consultations on Cyprus in January read full story


Publisher: Greek ReporterThu, 18 Dec 2014 05:07:30 -0800
Five Bank of Cyprus Officials Prosecuted

bank of cyprus Greek-Cypriot Attorney General Costas Clerides announced that five Bank of Cyprus officials are facing serious charges that could result to 20-year prison sentences. The Bank of Cyprus is the bailed in lender of the country whose economy ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cyprus MailWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:11:15 -0800
Five ex-BoC officials to be prosecuted read full story
Publisher: Shanghai Daily (subscription)Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -0800
Former Bank of Cyprus top officials to face charges read full story
Publisher: InCyprusWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:11:15 -0800
Former BoC senior officials to be prosecuted read full story

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