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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

Population 1,200,000
Capital Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Area 9251 km2
Official language Greek
Currency Euro
Dialing code +357
Airports Larnaca and Paphos
Driving left side
Blue flag beaches 64
Timezone UTC/GMT +2