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Cyprus's Information

Flag of Cyprus
Land Area 9,241 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 9,251 km2
Population 1,205,575
Population Density 130.32 / km2
Government Type Republic Of Cyprus - Presidential Democracy; Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus (Self-Declared) - Semi-Presidential Democracy
GDP (PPP) $29.26 Billion
GDP Per Capita $34,400
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Nicosia (200,452)
  • Limassol (154,000)
  • Larnaca (72,000)
  • Famagusta (42,526)
  • Paphos (35,961)
  • Kyrenia (26,701)
  • Protaras (20,230)
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.
A - B
  • Elias Aletras actor
  • Christos Andreou musician, composer
  • Marcos Baghdatis tennis player
  • Saint Barnabas early Christian convert
  • Angela Bowie actress, musician
  • Feri Cansel actress
  • Hussein Chalayan fashion designer
  • Levon Chilingirian violinist
  • Christina Christofi singer
  • Constantinos Christoforou singer
  • Kyros Chrysostomides politician
  • Glafcos Clerides politician, former president
  • Rauf Raif Denktash politician
  • Georgios Grivas Digenis Greek army general
  • Ali Dusenkalkar actor
  • Nicolas Economou pianist, composer
  • Evridiki singer
  • Chad Hartigan actor, filmmaker
  • Michalis Hutzigiannis singer, songwriter
  • Alkinoos Ioannidis composer, singer, lyricist
  • George Kafkaris actor
  • Mihalis Kakogiannis filmmaker
  • George Kallis composer
  • Mick Karn musician, songwriter
  • Dome Karukoski film director
  • Dinos Katsouridis cinematographer, screenwriter
  • Stylianos Kiriakidis marathon runner
  • Stavros Konstantinou singer
  • Alkis Kritikos actor
  • Dr. Fazil Kucuk first vice-president Republic of Cyprus
  • Spyros Kyprianou former president
  • Makarios III archbishop of Cypriot Orthodox Church, first president of Republic
  • Dr. Niyazi Manyera first minister of health of republic of Cyprus
  • Mihalis Marinos actor
  • Alp Mehmet diplomat
  • Kostas Montis poet, playwright
  • Sotiris Moustakas actor


  • Panos Nicolaou film producer
  • Osman Orek former prime minister
  • Hal Ozsan actor, singer, songwriter
  • Tassos Papadopoulos politician, former president
  • Kibrisli Mehmed Emin Pasha Ottoman statesman
  • Mehmed Kiamil Pasha Ottoman statesman
  • George Pastell actor
  • Stavros Patsias actor
  • Theodosis Pierides poet
  • Dimitris Potamitis actor
R - T
  • Simon Raby film director, cinematographer
  • Paul Ralli actor
  • Sarah-Jane Redmond actress
  • Nicos Sampson politician
  • Dimitra Sergiou Miss Universe 2008
  • Paul Stassino actor
  • George Theofanous composer
  • Marios Tokas composer
  • Andreas C. Tselepos actor
  • Osman Turkay poet
V - Z
  • Mary Vasileiou model
  • Alexia Vassiliou musician, singer
  • Anna Vissi singer
  • Lia Vissi singer, songwriter, composer
  • Haris Zambarloukos cinematographer
  • Dr. Panayiotis Zavos biologist
  • Zenon of Kitium philosopher

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