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Republic of Cyprus
Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία (Greek)
Kypriakī́ Dīmokratía
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti (Turkish)
Map of Cyprus
Map of Cyprus
Flag Coat of arms
Anthem: Ὕμνος εἰς τὴν Ἐλευθερίαν
Ýmnos eis tīn Eleutherían
Hymn to Liberty
Patron Saint(s): Saint Barnabas
Official language(s) Greek, Turkish
Demonym Cypriot
Government Presidential republic
Independence from the United Kingdom 
 -  Water (%) 0.001
 -  2008 census 794,600 
 -  Density 85/km2 (85)
220.1/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2007 estimate
 -  Total 21,400,000,000 (108)
 -  Per capita 27,171 (31)
GDP (nominal) 2007 estimate
 -  Total 21,303,000,000 (88)
 -  Per capita 27,047 (29)
Currency Euro (EUR)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .cy
Calling code 357
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Cyprus (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros; Turkish: Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, Kypriakí Dimokratía; Turkish: Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti) is a Eurasian island country in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey (Anatolia).

Northern Cyprus

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti
Map of Northern Cyprus
Map of Northern Cyprus
Flag Coat of arms
Anthem: İstiklâl Marşı (Turkish)
Independence March

CapitalNicosia (Lefkoşa)
Official language(s) Turkish
Demonym Turkish Cypriot
Government Representative democratic republic
 -  President Mehmet Ali Talat
 -  Prime Minister Ferdi Sabit Soyer
 -  Water (%) 2.7
 -  2006 census 265,100 
 -  Density 78/km2 (89th)
203/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2006 estimate
 -  Total $2.85 billion (160th)
 -  Per capita $11,837 (63rd)
Currency New Turkish lira (YTL) (TRY)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Internet TLD, or .tr
Calling code 90

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti), also known as Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs), is an independent republic situated in the north of Cyprus.


  1. Prior to 2008, the national currency was the Cypriot pound (£)

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