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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: The Economist (blog)Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:10:05 -0700
Cyprus and capital controls

ALTHOUGH Greece's banks are closed this week due to the country's brinkmanship with its creditors, there is at least some good news to be found in the European Union's other Greek-speaking member state. After a five-year recession, Cyprus's economy ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0700
Greek debt crisis: Lessons from Cyprus and Iceland read full story
Publisher: Business InsiderThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:30:00 -0700
Cyprus stages play for peace at reopened landmark read full story
Publisher: KathimeriniThu, 02 Jul 2015 13:06:53 -0700
Greek shipping companies are eyeing Cyprus as a safer harbor read full story
Publisher: Hurriyet Daily NewsThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Second reunification referendum in Cyprus on horizon read full story
Publisher: Greek ReporterThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:41:15 -0700
Cypriot President Foresees Solution in the Long-Standing Cyprus Problem read full story


Publisher: Marketplace.orgTue, 30 Jun 2015 04:54:51 -0700
Lessons from Cyprus on handling debt crisis

But that was Cyprus, two years ago. Even though their economies are different, Greece could learn some lessons from Cyprus. Lesson one? Staying with the euro doesn't mean a trip down easy street. Cyprus still struggles with high unemployment.   read full story


Publisher: SaukValley.comThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:41:15 -0700
Dixon native enjoys rookie season in Cyprus

In his rookie season out of college, the 2010 Dixon High School graduate played professionally in Cyprus, and helped lead his team to the coveted Cypriot Cup for the third time in five seasons. ?I really don't know how to describe my emotions at the ...   read full story


Publisher: UN News CentreMon, 29 Jun 2015 09:40:55 -0700
As Cyprus talks continue, UN envoy spotlights 'positive climate' of negotiations

29 June 2015 ? Substantive negotiations between the leaders of the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities are continuing amid ?a positive and results-oriented atmosphere,? the United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, has ...   read full story

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Publisher: HaaretzSun, 28 Jun 2015 16:34:41 -0700
Cyprus president plans to invite Netanyahu, Abbas to speak before EU leaders read full story
Publisher: KathimeriniSun, 28 Jun 2015 12:30:00 -0700
Cyprus would consider writing off Greek debt if there is a deal read full story
Publisher: Social EuropeSun, 28 Jun 2015 02:33:45 -0700
Former Finance Minister Of Cyprus On The Greek Crisis read full story
Publisher: Daily SabahTue, 30 Jun 2015 13:37:30 -0700
Progress made in Cyprus peace talks, says UN official read full story
Publisher: ReutersSun, 28 Jun 2015 08:37:12 -0700
Cyprus says Eurogroup should have extended Greek aid read full story
Publisher: The Daily StarMon, 29 Jun 2015 05:58:41 -0700
UN says progress made in Cyprus talks read full story

Cyprus Tweets

From @GoncaloManuelC on Fri Jul 03 02:10:24 EDT 2015 @StephLeonidas Well, I guess I'm not offering you the Cyprus' collectible bank notes I've bought to offer you!...
From @CyprusNewsEu on Fri Jul 03 02:09:39 EDT 2015 ??????????? ????????? ??? ???? ???????????? ??? ?????? #cyprus #latsia http://t.co/9zlWE5UQ8F
From @GoodwillGCCOE on Fri Jul 03 02:08:53 EDT 2015 RT @eevriviades: The King & I, outside Buckingham Palace; 1600 horses on 2 wheels... proudly flying #Cyprus & #EU flags. http://t.co/Do6qRV?
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From @htegabemarques on Fri Jul 03 02:08:02 EDT 2015 RT @eevriviades: The King & I, outside Buckingham Palace; 1600 horses on 2 wheels... proudly flying #Cyprus & #EU flags. http://t.co/Do6qRV?
From @emineeaaslan on Fri Jul 03 02:07:49 EDT 2015 Bu saatte dersten nefret ediom (@ Freedom Complex (GAU) in Kyrenia, Cyprus) https://t.co/iHbWjGa5tk
From @adama340 on Fri Jul 03 02:07:39 EDT 2015 2 years ago today, I was in Cyprus. 1 year ago today, I was in Cyprus. The world is trying to tell me something! ??????
From @UllerRMb on Fri Jul 03 02:07:23 EDT 2015 RT @places_of_earth: Cyprus is beautiful ???? http://t.co/DWTtmEsSRf
From @oosephyardley on Fri Jul 03 02:07:12 EDT 2015 RT @eevriviades: The King & I, outside Buckingham Palace; 1600 horses on 2 wheels... proudly flying #Cyprus & #EU flags. http://t.co/Do6qRV?
From @SportsMassage7 on Fri Jul 03 02:06:45 EDT 2015 Early morning run round Cyprus RAF camp trying to dodge the sun ?#keepingfitinsummer http://t.co/jcJZMDDq6G
From @DoloresCharle10 on Fri Jul 03 02:06:33 EDT 2015 Cyprus dizzy sideline peer group: dOBb
From @ShaneRchoi on Fri Jul 03 02:06:30 EDT 2015 RT @eevriviades: The King & I, outside Buckingham Palace; 1600 horses on 2 wheels... proudly flying #Cyprus & #EU flags. http://t.co/Do6qRV?
From @MrPeepsSays on Fri Jul 03 02:06:26 EDT 2015 Latest #Top5 stats. Bangin out the proper stuff. #UnitedKingdom #UnitedStates #Cyprus #Germany #Netherlands http://t.co/IIbrUUooiG Join in.
From @SimplyMoeny on Fri Jul 03 02:05:45 EDT 2015 RT @eevriviades: The King & I, outside Buckingham Palace; 1600 horses on 2 wheels... proudly flying #Cyprus & #EU flags. http://t.co/Do6qRV?