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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: Wall Street JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:56:28 -0700
EU Warns Turkey To Respect Cyprus' Sovereignty Over Disputed Waters

Turkey sent a research vessel and two navy ships into disputed waters south of Cyprus earlier this month. In protest, Nicos Anastasiades, Cyprus' president, suspended peace talks with the Turkish-controlled north of the island. The dispute is the ...   read full story

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Publisher: InCyprusFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:26:15 -0700
EU calls on Turkey to respect Cyprus' sovereign rights read full story
Publisher: www.worldbulletin.netFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700
EU: Turkey should 'show restraint' in Cyprus gas row read full story
Publisher: Middle East EyeWed, 22 Oct 2014 03:36:14 -0700
Cyprus to block Turkey's EU membership bid over drilling read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:15:00 -0700
Cyprus President Hospitalized in Brussels read full story
Publisher: KathimeriniFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
EU says Turkey's energy hunt off Cyprus is aa 'serious concern' read full story


Publisher: ReutersSat, 25 Oct 2014 02:33:45 -0700
Reforms bringing results, Cyprus says after ratings upgrade

Standard and Poor's on Friday raised Cyprus's credit rating a notch to B+, reflecting what it said was the island's strong commitment to a reform program and a budgetary performance exceeding its expectations. Fitch, which rates Cyprus B-, revised its ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700
S&P upgrades Cyprus on commitment to bailout deal read full story
Publisher: Shanghai Daily (subscription)Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Int'l agencies upgrade Cyprus's ratings read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteSat, 25 Oct 2014 00:30:00 -0700
Cyprus' long-term ratings raised to B+, Standard and Poor's announces read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:26:05 -0700
S&P upgrades Cyprus on strong budgetary performance read full story
Publisher: Financial TimesFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700
EconomyCyprus credit rating lifted to B+ by S&P read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:57:36 -0700
Cyprus: Crews Locate Small Plane Wreckage, Bodies

The bodies of two people have been found near wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished over the Mediterranean Sea while en route to Beirut from Cyprus, the defense minister said Thursday. Christoforos Fokaides expressed condolences to the ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Daily StarThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700
Bodies recovered from plane crash off Cyprus read full story
Publisher: HaaretzThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:38:04 -0700
Missing Cyprus light plane found crashed in sea, both passengers dead read full story
Publisher: The Times of IsraelWed, 22 Oct 2014 16:12:41 -0700
Israel, Cyprus join search for missing plane read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:45:00 -0700
Search for Cessna that disappeared between Cyprus and Lebanon read full story
Publisher: Daily News & AnalysisThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:37:21 -0700
Beirut-bound plane crashes into sea after leaving Cyprus read full story


Publisher: The FASat, 25 Oct 2014 07:28:50 -0700
Cyprus 1-4 England UEFA U17 Championship

The only real chance for Cyprus came midway through the first half, when Grigoris Kastanos launched a free-kick into the area and Michalis Charalampous headed it goalwards, but Paul Woolston was alert to the danger and collected comfortably. During the ...   read full story

Cyprus Tweets

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From @CyprusTweets on Sat Oct 25 14:08:16 EDT 2014 RT @La_Ginta: October 25, best day at the beach #golden #bay #beach #autumn #in #Cyprus #more #like #summer #sea? http://t.co/o62ToWXUtN
From @CyprusTweets on Sat Oct 25 14:08:16 EDT 2014 RT @conicon: Celebrate your child's first birthday in style !! #cakesmash #birthday #studio #photoshoot #cyprus #achilleos... http://t.co/?
From @CyprusTweets on Sat Oct 25 14:08:16 EDT 2014 RT @NewzUpNet: ???? ????? ???? ??????????? http://t.co/5ARrUvUC4e #cyprus #football http://t.co/AEjFi9l9WU
From @CyprusTweets on Sat Oct 25 14:08:15 EDT 2014 RT @Prime_Gazette: Reforms bringing results, #Cyprus says after ratings upgrade http://t.co/tzpPwTHKb9
From @JobsCyprus on Sat Oct 25 14:07:55 EDT 2014 RT @ageliesergasias: ???????? ?????? part time ??? cafe ??? ???????? http://t.co/rn6uJfyTrt #aggeliesergasias #Cyprus #Nicosia
From @TheCyprusWeekly on Sat Oct 25 14:06:56 EDT 2014 Ailing President Anastasiades back in Cyprus http://t.co/Hi2khoDS8u
From @irembelemirr on Sat Oct 25 14:06:54 EDT 2014 .@nathanfeer, @zeynepbarut11 ile (@ Cad?'n?n Evi in Lefko?a, Cyprus) https://t.co/UekYfXDaEE
From @_boo_u_whore_ on Sat Oct 25 14:06:07 EDT 2014 @AnthonyBlaik123 @CharleyMead YOU STILL LEFT ME FOR CYPRUS? #ditched ?xx
From @NEJATKAYA2 on Sat Oct 25 14:05:26 EDT 2014 I'm at Grand Mardo in Gazima?usa, Cyprus w/ @kayabesir @kayamustafa1992 http://t.co/KbIRp9nKrV
From @resatt3 on Sat Oct 25 14:05:05 EDT 2014 I'm at Gloria Jean's Coffees in Girne, Cyprus https://t.co/tbCz1EpMQx