About Cyprus
The Flag
The flag of the Republic of Cyprus was defined in 1960, when Cyprus became an independent sovereign...
Religious Groups
The Law on Religious Groups states that each religious group is represented in the House of Representatives...
Economy
During the fifty years since independence in 1960, Cyprus has been gradually transformed...
Cyprus in the World
Soon after independence in 1960 the Republic of Cyprus became a member of the United Nations,...
Climate
Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate: hot, dry summers from June to September and mild,...
Energy
Cyprus' energy policy is aligned with the EU energy strategy and is formulated by the Energy Service...
Cyprus as an International Business Center
Cyprus has a number of comparative advantages that have contributed towards the island...
Cyprus Moufflon
The mouflon is the biggest animal of the Cyprus Fauna. Its former scientific name was Ovis orientalis...
The Emblem
The Emblem of the Republic of Cyprus depicts a white dove carrying an olive branch in its beak. ...
Flora And Fauna
With its approximately 1.800 species, subspecies and varieties of flowering plants, Cyprus...
Cyprus Shipping
Cyprus, located at the crossroads of three continents, recognised as early as 1963 the political,...
Turtles and Conservation in Cyprus
Of the marine turtles two, the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the Loggerhead Turtle...
Visiting Cyprus
Climate and Weather
Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate with long dry summers starting in mid-May and lasting...
Money and Currency
As from 1st January 2008 the Cyprus pound has been replaced by the Euro as the legal tender money of Cyprus...
Coasts and beaches
With a wealth of beaches to choose from, you're bound to find one that suits your taste....
Nature Routes
Perhaps the best way to see a country is on foot. If you love the great outdoors or want to improve...
Take in the History
If you are seeking history then you are spoiled for choice on this fascinating island. The unique Neolithic...
Cultural Routes
Take in the culture of Cyprus by following one of the themed routes around the island. ...
Local Food
With emphasis on fresh local ingredients, a pungent mix of herbs and spices and a light spattering...
Local Drinks
Wash it all down with one of the local beers or wines. Cyprus has a long tradition in winemaking that...
Lefkosia (Nicosia)
Situated in the centre of the island Lefkosia (Nicosia) the capital of the island is a busy modern...
Lemesos (Limassol)
The island's second largest city has the island's main port, the centre of the wine industry...
Ammochostos (Famagusta)
The beach town of Famagusta before 1974 buzzed with life, while the fishing villages of Protaras...
Sports and Leisure
Guaranteed sunshine almost every day of the year is just one of the reasons why you would choose...
Culture
Church of Agios Lazaros, Larnaka
The church of Agios Lazaros is built on the coastal zone of the city of Larnaka and is the primary...
Kolossi Castle
The castle is located at the south edge of Kolossi village, which is situated on a coastal plain about ...
Tombs of the Kings
The 'Tombs of the Kings' is the splendid necropolis that is located just outside the walls,...
Amathous
The ancient town of Amathous is situated on the south coast of Cyprus, about 7 km east of the...
Choirokoitia
Situated in the Maroni valley, about 6 km from the southern coast of the island, the site of Choirokoitia...
Palaipafos
The ancient town of Palaipafos is located within the limits of the modern village of Kouklia, situated close...
Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Monastery
Location: Village of Kalopanagiotis, Marathasa district ...
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis
Location: Above the old village of Kakopetria on the banks of the Karkotis River...
Handicrafts
Basket-making is one of the oldest handicrafts and has been going on for generations without ...
Folk Culture
"Folk Culture" is a broad term covering a wide variety of activities that have formed and defined....
Cyprus Museum, Lefkosia
The first archaeological Museum of Lefkosia was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Lefkosia, ...
Folk Culture
Contemporary dance in Cyprus is one of the most recently developed artistic domains. Despite...
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