Cyprus World Fact - Hostel in Europe


cyprus This little island in the Mediterranean has these beautiful beaches which is hot spots for the tourist, but other than that, there is lots to explore within the country. Are you interessted in an amazing history, this is the place. Since 1974 the northern part of the island have veen occupied by the Turks,so there are plenty to see, split between diferent cultures.

Area: 9.253 Km²
Population: 763.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 82 pop/Km²

System of government: Republic
Capital: Nicosia (186.500 pop.)
Major cities: Limassol 100.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Greek 79%, Turk 18%, Armenian 3%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Olympos 1953 m
Principal rivers: Pedias 100 Km
Principal lakes: Koúklia basin
Principal islands: Cyprus 9253 Km²
Climate: Mediterranean

Language: Greek, Turkish
Religion: Orthodox 77%, Muslim 18%
Currency: Cypriot pound (CYP) in the Greek Cypriot area and Turkish lira (TRL) in the Turkish Cypriot area

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 6/1, 25/3, 1/4, 1/5, 15/8, 1/10, 28/10, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00357
GMT: +2

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