Cyprus Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Cyprus
Surface:The total land area of Cyprus is 9,250 sq km.
Population: The population of Cyprus is around 835,000 people.
System of government: Cyprus is a democratic republic with a presidential form of government.
Capital: Nicosia, with a population of more than 206,000 people, is the capital of Cyprus.
Religion: Greek Cypriots belong to the Cypriot Orthodox Church while most Turkish Cypriots are Sunni Muslim.
Official Language: Greek, Turkish and English are widely spoken.
Government: Cyprus is a democratic republic with a presidential form of government.
Climate: The climate of the island nation varies between temperate and Mediterranean with dry summers and wet winters.
Units of measure and electricity: Cyprus uses the metric system of measurement with the official electricity unit being 240 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Cyprus lies in the GMT + 2 time zone.
Currency: Cypriot Pound (1 CYP = 1.72 €).
Travel documents required: Entry into Cyprus requires a visa except for Citizens of the EU and North America.