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Facts About Cyprus

Population  
(July 2009 estimate) 

 796,740  


Area

9 251 km²
3rd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea
(after Sicily and Sardinia)

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

Official Languages  

Greek, Turkish

(English and Russian widely spoken)

Main Airports  

Larnaca, Pafos

Dialing code  

00357

Time Zone  

Eastern European 
Winter UTC +2
Summer UTC +3

Government type  

Republic

President  
(as of February 24th 2013)

Nicos Anastasiades

Gross Domestic Product
(purchasing power parity) 
(2012 estimate)

 


$23.57 billion



Tip: The Cyprus property market is well established due to the islands location, transport links, year round sunshine and the quality of its developers. Cyprus has a huge range of properties to buy to suit all budgets, from city apartments and luxury beach front villas to restored village hideaways in the hills.


For more info, check this article about luxury properties in Cyprus. This article about luxury villas in Paphos and this one about luxury villas.

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