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Travel to Cyprus

Cyprus's Information

Flag of Cyprus
Land Area 9,241 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 9,251km2 (#162)
Population 1,205,575 (#159)
Population Density 130.46/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

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Cyprus has so much to offer that it is a popular destination for many travelers. Cyprus has a rich history, from the Egyptians to the Byzantine Empire. The 15th century frescoes, Greek temples, Roman mosaics are splendid.

Cyprus is also a popular destination for divers (especially the Zenobia shipwreck), stunning scenery with hiking trails, sandy beaches, skiing the beautiful slopes of Mt. Olympus or visiting the local wineries.

  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Times to Travel: With its Mediterranean climate, Cyprus is a year-round destination.

    Summer months are hot and busy, especially August. October to May are the quiet months, with short autumn and spring seasons. The rainfall generally occurs in the autumn and winter. Winter weather varies with the elevation, and skiing is popular from early January to mid-March.
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Cyprus Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on December 7, 2017.

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