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: ReutersTue, 22 Jul 2014 02:16:03 -0700
Ryanair boss says company may show interest in Cyprus Air

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Ryanair will probably submit an expression of interest in troubled Cyprus Airways which is up for sale, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday. The Cypriot government in mid-July invited non-binding expressions of interest ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ABC NewsMon, 21 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Protesters Denounce Israel at Embassy in Cyprus read full story

Publisher: Cyprus MailMon, 21 Jul 2014 22:15:09 -0700
FBME placed under resolution

THE CENTRAL Bank of Cyprus (CBC) announced late on Monday that it was placing FBME Bank ? rocked by money laundering allegations ? under resolution. In a short statement, the regulator said the move was intended to protect depositors.   read full story

Publisher: Aljazeera.comSun, 20 Jul 2014 02:45:00 -0700
Cyprus after 40 years of division

Some assume that the Cyprus issue was resolved in 1974, when the north of the island effectively came under Turkey's control, while the south secured its future with the legitimacy it enjoyed internationally and thanks to a future EU membership ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The HillMon, 21 Jul 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Hope for a peace settlement on Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Daily SabahSun, 20 Jul 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Publisher: Famagusta GazetteMon, 21 Jul 2014 00:18:45 -0700
President's vision the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Cyprus read full story
Publisher: Cyprus MailMon, 21 Jul 2014 05:58:41 -0700
Greek Cypriots 'will never accept partition' read full story
Publisher: Lexington Herald LeaderSun, 20 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0700
Cypriots mark 40th anniversary of invasion read full story

Publisher: InCyprusTue, 22 Jul 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Cyprus move

?The efforts of the Government of Cyprus for the revitalisation of the Cyprus economy following the recent Eurogroup decision and its re-establishment as a regional business centre and a major tourist destination, as well as significant source of ...   read full story

Cyprus Tweets

From @Just4Blokes on Tue Jul 22 19:36:09 EDT 2014 "@StaceyPoole1: My big booty shot by the amazing @damienmorley in Cyprus ? RT" Very spankable
From @Anthoulla1 on Tue Jul 22 19:35:48 EDT 2014 @MiriDSpurs not when you're trying to sleep ? in Cyprus we have aircons for this at night
From @ArimazingHearts on Tue Jul 22 19:34:47 EDT 2014 A year ago today I was all excited to go Cyprus in a few hours time & this year I'm sat here wishing I was going back hahaha. ?
From @DonovanMorriso3 on Tue Jul 22 19:34:40 EDT 2014 A gleeful animation so as to fathom, spriteliness memories intake the coast cyprus leave of absence: YJkd
From @DianeFo84082618 on Tue Jul 22 19:34:38 EDT 2014 Gyp fabulous, no-good holidays opening cyprus: TOvyJRXZ
From @Hannahguy98 on Tue Jul 22 19:34:12 EDT 2014 Cyprus today???
From @MariaEdemova on Tue Jul 22 19:31:50 EDT 2014 just a home party with police. #my #cyprus
From @GoldmanSebastia on Tue Jul 22 19:31:36 EDT 2014 La festive extravagance in transit to poke, life memories hall western cyprus truantism: WfmK
From @ambwyattxo on Tue Jul 22 19:31:18 EDT 2014 In Cyprus it's half two in the morning and it's 24 degrees how am I gonna cope?
From @danielgrauer on Tue Jul 22 19:30:39 EDT 2014 RT @RabbiKenCohen: End the Occupation! Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the illegal occupation of N #Cyprus by #Turkey. Where are t?
From @skysecreet on Tue Jul 22 19:30:36 EDT 2014 Cyprus' future: Unity or division?
From @SianIndependent on Tue Jul 22 19:29:58 EDT 2014 Shirley Valentine's made me excited for Cyprus. I'm going to swim in blue water as deep as forever. ???
From @Jimbob_H on Tue Jul 22 19:29:45 EDT 2014 #whitebait #cyprus #Keo #beer #wishiwasback
From @MyaJeremy on Tue Jul 22 19:29:41 EDT 2014 Cyprus intimate deferred assets icis: MHCPvxLhq
From @pricklypearldn on Tue Jul 22 19:28:42 EDT 2014 @RabbiKenCohen why so one-sided rabbi? Turkey's intervention brought peace, ended oppression of Turkish Cypriots #TellTheTruth #Cyprus