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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: Daily MailSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:38:15 -0700
Belgium 5-0 Cyprus: Marouane Fellaini at the double as Marc Wilmots' side ...

Marouane Fellaini struck twice as Belgium moved within three points of Euro 2016 Group B qualifying leaders Wales with a 5-0 thumping of Cyprus on Saturday. After a win and two draws from their first three matches, Belgium knew the pressure was on to ...   read full story

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Publisher: HITCSat, 28 Mar 2015 12:14:05 -0700
Confirmed: Belgium v Cyprus line-ups - Vertonghen starts, Denayer on the bench read full story
Publisher: Sports MoleSat, 28 Mar 2015 12:13:52 -0700
Live Commentary: Belgium 5-0 Cyprus - as it happened read full story
Publisher: ESPN FCSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:45:00 -0700
Game Details read full story
Publisher: UEFA.comSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:07:33 -0700
Classy Belgium too strong for Cyprus read full story
Publisher: SBSSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:41:15 -0700
Fellaini double helps Belgium crush Cyprus read full story
Publisher: EurosportSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:45:00 -0700
Fellaini double helps five-goal Belgium thrash Cyprus read full story


Publisher: FOXSports.comSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:55:11 -0700
Italy salvage draw at Bulgaria with late equalizer; Belgium crush Cyprus in ...

Eder marked his Italy debut in style with a brilliant equaliser as they kept their Euro 2016 qualifying run going in Bulgaria. The Azzurri had not lost in 44 qualifying fixtures going into this clash - a run dating back to 2006 - but that was seriously ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPN FCSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:15:04 -0700
Italy, Netherlands both salvage draws late while Gareth Bale carries Wales read full story
Publisher: NBCSports.comSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:31:02 -0700
EURO 2016 qualifying roundup: Netherlands, Italy rescue draws; Bale, Wales go ... read full story
Publisher: Auckland stuff.co.nzSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:37:30 -0700
Netherlands, Italy escape with draws in European Championship qualifying read full story
Publisher: beIN SPORTS US Breaking NewsSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:47:18 -0700
Late Equalizer for Netherlands in the Best of Euro Qualifiers read full story


Publisher: Yahoo SportsFri, 27 Mar 2015 12:50:17 -0700
Breakaway Turkish Cypriots set to join ranks of Cyprus FA

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, a hole in a wall with a view of a soccer pitch inside the United Nations controlled buffer zone separating ethnically-split Cyprus in the capital Nicosia. Six decades of soccer separation on ...   read full story

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Publisher: Greek ReporterFri, 27 Mar 2015 17:33:45 -0700
President Anastasiades: Efforts for a Cyprus Solution Continue With ... read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailSat, 28 Mar 2015 07:59:00 -0700
Hammond unlikely to be here on April 1 read full story


Publisher: U.S. News & World ReportThu, 26 Mar 2015 06:03:41 -0700
Cyprus draws Norway parallel after latest gas quest failure

FILE - In this Monday Feb. 17, 2014 photo file photo, Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades listens during an interview with the Associated Press at his office in the presidential palace in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Cyprus' president said Thursday, March ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersThu, 26 Mar 2015 07:03:45 -0700
Eni, KOGAS find no exploitable hydrocarbons off Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Salt Lake TribuneThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:45:00 -0700
For Cyprus it's try, try again in gas search read full story

Cyprus Tweets

From @IAMRnjn on Sun Mar 29 00:19:42 EDT 2015 RT @GarinCFC1905: Belgium win 5-0 against Cyprus Eden Hazard scores 1 and Assists 1 Thibaut Courtois keeps a clean sheet #CFC http://t.c?
From @AlfinDharma15 on Sun Mar 29 00:19:35 EDT 2015 RT @unitedarmy_BKS: Semalam, Fellaini ikut menyumbang 2 gol dlm kemenagan 5-0 Belgia atas Cyprus. Well done, Big Man ! #InternationalReds h?
From @FD_ManUtdNews on Sun Mar 29 00:19:31 EDT 2015 RT @InsideManUtd: Marouane Fellaini scored this goal for Belgium in their European qualification match against Cyprus last night.... http:/?
From @Rizky_diahc on Sun Mar 29 00:19:29 EDT 2015 RT @ManUtd: Read more about tonight?s games featuring #mufc's @fellainiM and @BlindDaley, and find out when they?re playing next: http://t.?
From @ScholesLegacy on Sun Mar 29 00:19:17 EDT 2015 @Earl_Neon Even Fellaini was Messi vs Cyprus.
From @ScholesLegacy on Sun Mar 29 00:19:17 EDT 2015 @Earl_Neon Even Fellaini was Messi vs Cyprus.
From @irhampanani on Sun Mar 29 00:19:05 EDT 2015 RT @UtdIndonesia: Marouane Fellaini played 69 minutes & scored 2 goals when Belgium beat Cyprus 5 - 0 last night. #InternationalReds http:/?
From @jonathanandre_ on Sun Mar 29 00:18:39 EDT 2015 RT @UtdIndonesia: Marouane Fellaini played 69 minutes & scored 2 goals when Belgium beat Cyprus 5 - 0 last night. #InternationalReds http:/?
From @irfan_minf2463 on Sun Mar 29 00:18:34 EDT 2015 RT @unitedarmyfc: Fellaini cetak 2 gol ke gawang Cyprus (5-0) http://t.co/Kq9f7AycwU
From @Ndhroe on Sun Mar 29 00:18:25 EDT 2015 RT @BEAUTIFULPlCS: Amazing view from the top of the Pissouri Cliffs in #Cyprus. Photo by Tomasz Huczek. http://t.co/G9LIm6FZ6i
From @fiqkyrudianto on Sun Mar 29 00:18:10 EDT 2015 RT @UtdIndonesia: Marouane Fellaini played 69 minutes & scored 2 goals when Belgium beat Cyprus 5 - 0 last night. #InternationalReds http:/?
From @DUSSFUL on Sun Mar 29 00:17:58 EDT 2015 RT @BEAUTIFULPlCS: Amazing view from the top of the Pissouri Cliffs in #Cyprus. Photo by Tomasz Huczek. http://t.co/G9LIm6FZ6i
From @armhyntz_21 on Sun Mar 29 00:17:53 EDT 2015 RT @UtdIndonesia: Marouane Fellaini played 69 minutes & scored 2 goals when Belgium beat Cyprus 5 - 0 last night. #InternationalReds http:/?
From @Pinardi_dwi on Sun Mar 29 00:17:46 EDT 2015 RT @UtdIndonesia: Marouane Fellaini played 69 minutes & scored 2 goals when Belgium beat Cyprus 5 - 0 last night. #InternationalReds http:/?
From @JamieScoins on Sun Mar 29 00:17:13 EDT 2015 RT @ManUtd: Well done to #mufc's @fellainiM on scoring two goals tonight (Belgium 5-0 Cyprus). @BlindDaley was also in action (Netherlands ?