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The Cyprus is an island country originated in Middle East region. The total area occupied by this country is 9,250 sq km nothing but 3,572 sq miles with the total population of 1,120,489. The Nicosia is the capital of this country having the population of 313,400. The Greek and Turkish are most widely used languages but some times English is used. The Greek Orthodox is the major popular ancient religion lived in this country. The Euro is the currency of the people who lived in northern part of the Cyprus but the general used currency is Cyprus Pound and CYP is the official code of this country currency. The general Country code of Cyprus is 357. The Democratic Rally, European Party, United Democrats Movement and Social Democratic Party are the major current political parties of this country. This country has a government of Presidential Republic with president as the head of the state and is elected by the voting mechanism for serve 5 years term. The major policy decisions are administered by the president. This country has less economy in which major part is gained through services.

Cyprus Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The Cyprus has so many recreation activities in order to provide most exciting and beautiful environment to the visitors who wants to enjoy for mind freshness. The outside eating is a habit and also most entertainment thing in which the visitors may enjoy various dishes like Indian, Italian and Japanese. The water sports like scuba diving and sailing are popular in summer season but in winter months the snow skiing facilities are available in mountain regions. The recreation of this country includes several sports like archery, tennis and shooting. The Cyprus has great culture and heritage of so long history of 10,000 years. The Greek temples and Roman mosaics of this country inspire so many artists. The villages host the lacework by using several metals like silver, copper and basket weaving and explore great art of the people who lived in this country. This country is divided into 2 regions such as northern and southern part and is varied in all the customs. This country is popular for strawberries, melons, prickly pear and grapes. The Sanctuary of Apollo is the great architectural beauty located in Kourion explores the culture of Roman. The Lazarus Tomb and Agios Lazaros Church are the famous monuments. The Chrysoplitissa is the popular architectural monument. This other popular attractions of this country include St Paul Pillar and excavated Roman villas.

Cyprus Demographics

Cyprus Country Total Population - 1,120,489
Cyprus Country Male Population - 571,793
Cyprus Country Female Population - 548,696
Cyprus Country Greek Population - 862,776
Cyprus Country Turkish Population - 201,688
Cyprus Country other Population - 56,024

Cyprus Education

Even though Cyprus is the island country it has great education system and the government try to improve many facilitates to the children's for their individual growth. The education is must until 12 years of age. The structure of this country education includes pre primary, primary, secondary general or vocational schools and third level education system. In present so many nursery schools are operated around the world and the teaching is mostly in either Greek or Turkish and the system is frequently inspected by these two communities. The educational decisions are regulated by the Ministry of education and are approved by the Ministers council. According to the act of education 6 years of schooling and is compulsory for children who are having 5 years and 8 months age. The government provides all the facilities to the primary schools. The secondary education involves 6 years of education from 12 to 18 years and this education is must for children up to 15 yeas and the remaining three years based on general things depending upon their interest. Finally the third level education includes several universities, which provide various courses in which student may have a great opportunity to select their interesting sector.

Cyprus Symbols

Cyprus state Flag
Cyprus state Flag
Cyprus state Animal
Cyprus state Animal
Cyprus state Animal
Cyprus state Animal
Ymnos eis tin Eleutherian
Cyprus state Flower
Cyprus state Flower
Cyprus state Tree
Cyprus state Tree
Olive tree

Cyprus History

The Cyprus has a great ancient history of 10,000 BC. The Archeological experts declared that the Shillourokambos and Khirokita were the people who lived in earlier days of formation of this country. The Mycenaean Greeks began lived in the Cyprus at 1600 BC and 500 years later that means nearly 1100 BC the second Greek waves are settled in this country. Due to the strategic region this country was ruled by several empires such as Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Persians from 709BC. Alexander the great ruled this country for some time after the ruling of Persian people at that time island has a great political power and was reduced after his death. Since 58 BC the Roman people control the Cyprus for a long time until 966 AD under Arabs. After that the Roman king the Richard the Lion Hearted occupied the Cyprus after some time he presented it to the Jerusalem king in 1192. In 1570 Cyprus fall down because of the continuous Ottoman Empire attacks. In 1923 under Treaty of Lausanne Cyprus became the part of British colony and finally Cyprus got independence from British in 1960. The Cyprus agree to join with the European Union from the political pressures of both the countries were reduced rapidly. In Present with the help of Green Line open it provides communication between both ends of this country.

Cyprus Tourism

The Cyprus has several tourist attractions in order to entertain the visitors who are interested to enjoy the nature and enjoyment. This country has most exciting entertaining things such as attracting beaches, vineyards and great mountain peaks. The other wonder things of this country include citrus groves, citrus groves and stone villages here the tourist may observe sweet wine flows and olive trees why because these are mostly grow in the sandy or stone areas. The tourism plays a prominent role after this country is established as a republic country and is the third largest island country in the region of Mediterranean with the total area of 9.251 sq km. This country provides well designed architecture, ancient historical things and great monuments with wonderful valleys. This island is famous as great tourist holiday spot and the visitors are wanted to see the sun and sea area. The several tourist destinations are observed based on the climate. Presently this country tourism try to improve several well equipped facilities such as Conferences, Athletic and cycling areas in order to make this country as wonderful tourist destination.

Cyprus Transportation

The Cyprus has several transportation services but till now this country doesn't have rail way lines. The general popular services are bus and taxi, the service taxi services are cheaper cost than private ones and the private ownership of car is the 5th place in the world per capita income. Generally the traffic moves in left hand side. This country provides several safe transportation facilities of taxi services and service taxi's consists of 4 to 8 seating capacity with fixed fares and is never go to the small villages and the reservation facility is also available run everyday excluding public holidays. So many private taxi services are available and it provides reservation facility before half an hour or hour and those taxis run across the city with a fixed meter rate. In order to communicate remote villages one and only source is rural taxis with pick up and drop. Bus services are available across the country but some services are stopped after 6 pm and are limited on week ends. Some people especially for children up to 12 years age, soldiers and students with ID card have a chance to get the card that facilitates free transportation services. The Limassol and Larnaca are the main harbors consist of passenger, service and large ships. The Paphos and Larnaca are the international airports of this country provide transportation through out the country as well as other neighborhood countries.

Cyprus Taxes

Cyprus Country Income Tax - 30%
Cyprus Country Corporate Tax - 10%
Cyprus Country Sales Tax - 15%

Cyprus Universities

University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus - 3,500 students
Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus - 500 students
University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus - 5,000 students
European University - Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus - 4,000 students
Cyprus International University, Nicosia, Cyprus - 3,535 students
Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Cyprus - 14,000 students
Girne American University, Kyrenia, Cyprus - 7,000 students
European University of Lefke, Lefka, Cyprus - 4.500 students

Cyprus Religions

Cyprus Greek Orthodox Population is 873,981
Cyprus Muslim Population is 201,688
Cyprus other Population is 44,819

Cyprus Provinces

Famagusta, Cyprus - Population 35,453
Kyrenia, Cyprus - Population 62,504
Larnaka, Cyprus - Population 140,000
Limassol, Cyprus - Population 228,000
Nikosia, Cyprus - Population 313,400
Pafos, Cyprus - Population 66,364

Cyprus Government

The Cyprus is officially termed as Republic of Cyprus having the republic government with Nicosia as a capital city and 6 provinces as administrative divisions. This Cyprus got independence on 16th August 1960 from the UK but the independence is officially declared on 1 October 1960 hence that day was declared as a national holiday but the Turkish people declared their independence on 15th November 1983. So the Turkish people celebrate their independence on November 15th. The constitution of this country was ruled from 16 August 1960 and based on common law this country legal system is working. The person with 18 and beyond that age got a chance to participate in election system. The government structure of this country has 3 different branches such as Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. The President acts as head of the state as well as head of the government, Vice president and cabinet are under the part of Executive branch in which president is elected by the voting system for 5 years period and the cabinet members are selected by the prime minister. The Legislative branch consists of Vouli Antiprosopon is a unicameral system consisting of 80 seats and the leaders are elected by the voting mechanism to serve 5 years term. The Supreme Court is the part of Judicial branch in which judges are appointed by the declaration of both president and vice president. The Democratic Party, Social Democrats Movement and Green Party of Cyprus are the major political parties of this country.

Cyprus Geography

The Cyprus is the country originated in Middle East region and is an island area in Mediterranean Sea with Turkey as the south bordered country. The boundary coordinates of this country are 35 00 N and 33 00 E. The total area occupied by this country is 9,250 sq km with 9,240 sq km of land area and remaining 10 sq km is filled with water. The Akrotiri and Dhekelia are the bordered countries of Cyprus with the coast line length of 648 km. Generally the weather is dry and hot in summer season and cool in winter. The Cyprus consists of mountain bordering in north and south. The elevation boundaries of this region are Mount Olympus with 1,951 m high and Mediterranean Sea as the lowest point. The Copper, pyrites, asbestos and gypsum are the most available natural resources of this country and the other things like salt, marble and clay are the general available things. The total cultivated area of this country is 382 sq km. The earthquakes are the natural disasters rarely raised because of mountain regions. In present this country suffering from the general issues of Water resource, disparity in rainfall and coastal degradation. The Cyprus is the third largest island region located in Mediterranean Sea

Cyprus Parks

The Cyprus has several popular national parks and reserves which acts as a recreation things of this country people as well as tourists. The Troodos National Forest Park is a national park occupying an area of 9,307 ha and this park is homed to various endemic plant species and it is specified as 13th Plant Diversity Hot Spot in all over the Mediterranean. The Athalassa National Forest Park is the famous park located in Lefkosia occupied an area of 840 ha with several vegetables and it facilitates several recreation activities. The Paedagogical Academy is the National Forest Park located in Lefkosia with the total area of 45 ha and provides many recreational things like cycling, climbing and picnic spot. The Polemidia is the National Forest Park originated at the city of Lemesos with the area of 125 ha and facilitates several recreational things. The Rizoelia National Forest Park is located near the Larnaka occupies an area of 97 ha with out any well equipped recreational factors. The Tripylos is a Natural Reserve covered an area of 823 ha with the most beautiful Cedar Valley. Here each and every national park has so many advanced facilities in order to provide satisfaction and enjoying nature to the visitors.

Cyprus Economy

The Cyprus has very less economy in which major part is raised from services and industrial sector. The economic structure of Cyprus is divided into various sectors in which major economy nearly 73 percent is gained through services, about 22 percent is raised from industrial areas and nearly 5 percent is raised through agricultural products. The average annual income of this country is $2.9 billion and the total expenditures are estimated as $3.4 billion. The Cyprus has some industries in which major things are textiles, chemicals and wood products. The potatoes, citrus vegetables and olive are the general cultivating products of this country. The potatoes, grapes, shoes and wine cement are the products exported to Russia, Bulgaria and UK. Some of the usual products are imported to this country and the popular imported things are petroleum, lubricants and machinery from US, UK and Italy. The total dept of this country is $1.56 billion. The Euro is the currency used by this country people and the usual exchange rates are 1 Cypriot pound (£C) is equal to 100 cents and 1 Turkish lira (TL) is equal to 100 kurus. The calendar year is the general fiscal year.