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About Cyprus

Cyprus is an island located in the eastern Mediterranean, close to Europe, Asia and Africa. With approximately 320 days of sunshine every year, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. Cyprus has also been a member of the European Union since 2004.

Quick Facts about Cyprus

Population1,200,000
CapitalNicosia (Lefkosia)
Area9251 km2
Official languageGreek
CurrencyEuro
Dialing code+357
AirportsLarnaca and Paphos
Drivingleft side
Blue flag beaches64
TimezoneUTC/GMT +2