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Facts about Cyprus

 

 

Cyprus, the island of Beauty and Love, is the third largest and most well-known island in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Characterized by many as “cosmopolitan”, the island of Aphrodite is a famous “bridge” that holds a critical geographical position between three continents
 
An already established member of the Eurozone, the island is a major tourist attraction in the Mediterranean and has a wide variety of options to offer to different people of diverse backgrounds and interests. Whether being local or foreign, travelers should know some key facts about the is0

Population:



1.141 million (2013)



Area:



9 251 km² 



Coastline:



648 km



Climate:



Mediterranean hot, dry summers and cool winters



Capital:



Nicosia



EU Membership:



Full member of the E.U. since May 1st 2004 



Currency:



Euro



GDP:



21.91 billion USD ‎(2013)



GDP per capita:



25,248.98 USD ‎(2013)



Life expectancy:



79.64 years ‎(2012)



Official Language:



Greek, Turkish (English & Russian widely spoken)



Main Airports: 



Larnaca, Paphos



Dialling code:



00357



President:



Nicos Anastasiades



Time Zone:



Eastern European (Winter UTC +2 / Summer UTC +3)



Government Type:



Republic


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