World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

Complete details about Cyprus in Asia with capital city Nicosia

Country NameCyprus (Kępros/Kibris)
Country CodeCYP
Capital CityNicosia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1960
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: Fox NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 13:00:00 -0800
Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply

NICOSIA, Cyprus ? Cyprus' Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island's main power plant. The company, or DEFA, said in brief statement Monday that it was "unable to agree ...   read full story

Publisher: Anadolu AgencyMon, 08 Feb 2016 13:00:00 -0800
TRNC resolute on united Cyprus federation

Cyprus will be a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation, Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci told the country's TAK news agency on Monday. "Cyprus will be both a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation, and it will also abide by the EU principles and values ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog)Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:19:29 -0800
Cyprus UN envoy on reunification cost efforts read full story
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:30:00 -0800
President Anastasiades receives UN top envoy on Cyprus on Tuesday read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailSun, 07 Feb 2016 03:19:53 -0800
Anastasiades: too early to talk about amounts involved in cost of Cyprus ... read full story
Publisher: Journal of Turkish WeeklyMon, 08 Feb 2016 01:33:45 -0800
Cyprus peace talks postponed due to Turkish Cypriot leader's illness: Reports read full story

Publisher: Channel News AsiaMon, 08 Feb 2016 10:00:00 -0800
Cyprus airline 'clinches Hong Kong investment to launch flights'

NICOSIA: A Cyprus-based budget airline said on Monday (Feb 9) it has secured investment from a wealthy Hong Kong group that brings it closer to launching flights and replacing the island's shuttered national carrier. "This broadens our investor base to ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Famagusta GazetteMon, 08 Feb 2016 04:33:45 -0800
New Cyprus based airline ready for take off read full story

Publisher: In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog)Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:45:00 -0800
Cyprus dams running dry

The inflow of water to the dams has been quite unsatisfactory this year, with traditionally rainy months January and February not making their usual difference in raising the percentage stored in the reservoirs. Water Development Department data reveal ...   read full story

Cyprus Tweets

From @vofncyprus on Tue Feb 09 10:46:17 EST 2016 Cyprus cancels Leviathan tender: The partners also reported that they are still talking to the Cypriot governm...
From @HNW_Immigration on Tue Feb 09 10:46:09 EST 2016 How to Attain Permanent Residency in Cyprus Via Categories 5(F) and 6(2)
From @eurovisionvideo on Tue Feb 09 10:46:07 EST 2016 Eurovision Cyprus
From @YoubidderEsther on Tue Feb 09 10:45:15 EST 2016 Ebay Snipe RT? Cyprus Study - Mail Services Used By Unficyp Civilian Police Units ?Please Favorite & Share
From @Mondiliko on Tue Feb 09 10:45:14 EST 2016 RT @AgnetisMiracle: I'm in love in pure water and a clear mind #Croatia Time for #Cyprus #agnetis #32KK https://t.c?
From @Basement_Cyprus on Tue Feb 09 10:45:08 EST 2016 ? ???? ??? ???? ??????? ????? ??? ??????? ??????? (pics)
From @majuzub on Tue Feb 09 10:43:40 EST 2016 RT @eevriviades: Pleasure 2welcome reps of @cytauk; great com; providing connectivity to #Cyprus & world. @cytacyprus @cytasupport https://?
From @Brcgms on Tue Feb 09 10:43:10 EST 2016 Art?k mezunuz ?? (@ Lala Mustafa Pa?a Spor Salonu in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus)
From @callinanremy on Tue Feb 09 10:43:06 EST 2016 TEHRAN (Reuters) - In December 2012, aircraft trader James Kim received a letter from a company based in Cyprus offering to buy four
From @brisbanewarrier on Tue Feb 09 10:42:43 EST 2016 @DarrenClarke60 organising a charity golf day June 11th in Cyprus in aid of SSAFA plz could u help in anyway.
From @PHadjipanayis on Tue Feb 09 10:42:37 EST 2016 RT @EspenBarthEide: Exchanging views on #Cyprus talks with His Beatitude Archbishop Chrystostomos II in the Archbishopric yesterday. https:?
From @kuna_en on Tue Feb 09 10:42:25 EST 2016 Kuwait's envoy stresses importance of promoting ties with Cyprus