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Complete details about Cyprus in Asia with capital city Nicosia

Country NameCyprus (Kıpros/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: Plymouth HeraldFri, 22 May 2015 04:02:46 -0700
Plymouth woman, 64, missing in Cyprus

64-year-old Pauline Ann Pidcock, of Tamerton Foliot Road, went missing on Wednesday while visiting the village Omodos, in Limassol. The former maths teacher, who had been staying at a hotel in Paphos with her husband Bob Pidcock, was with a tourist ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ITV NewsFri, 22 May 2015 06:07:30 -0700
Plymouth woman missing in Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailFri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Pauline Anne still missing, search parties resume effort read full story


Publisher: Greek ReporterSat, 23 May 2015 01:15:00 -0700
Cyprus' Political Parties in Turkish-Occupied Famagusta

Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot party representatives will visit monuments of high historical importance in Turkish-occupied Famagusta on June 17 to demonstrate their public support for the conservation of cultural heritage in Cyprus. The visit in ...   read full story


Publisher: CitizenWed, 20 May 2015 22:03:45 -0700
George Louca buried in Cyprus

George Louca was buried in his native Cyprus, after being repatriated by the state on Friday, according to his lawyer Owen Blumberg. Blumberg said: ?His death was attended by enormous controversy for a number of reasons ? one of which is that the trial ...   read full story


Publisher: Times RecordFri, 22 May 2015 02:11:15 -0700
Cyprus Grill Offers Mediterranean, Greek Dishes On Towson

Cyprus Grill, a Mediterranean and Greek restaurant, opened Wednesday next to the River Valley Inn & Suites on Towson Avenue. With seating for 130 people, the restaurant features a lunch buffet loaded with classic Mediterranean dishes from 11 a.m. to 3 ...   read full story

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