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Republic of Cyprus
Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία  (Greek)
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti  (Turkish)
Anthem: Ὕμνος εἰς τὴν Ἐλευθερίαν[a](Greek Cypriot)
"Hymn to Liberty"
Location of Cyprus (pictured lower right), showing the Republic of Cyprus in darker green and the self-declared republic of Northern Cyprus in brighter green, with the rest of the European Union shown in faded green
Location of Cyprus (pictured lower right), showing the Republic of Cyprus in darker green and the self-declared republic of Northern Cyprus in brighter green, with the rest of the European Union shown in faded green
Capital
and largest city
Nicosia  
35°10′N33°22′E / 35.167°N 33.367°E / 35.167; 33.367
Official languages
Minority languages
Vernaculars
Ethnic groups
DemonymCypriot
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Nicos Anastasiades
Demetris Syllouris
LegislatureHouse of Representatives
Independence from the United Kingdom
19 February 1959
• Independence proclaimed
16 August 1960
1 October 1960
1 May 2004
Area
• Total[b]
9,251 km2 (3,572 sq mi) (168th)
• Water (%)
9
Population
• 2013 estimate
1,141,166[b][3] (158th)
• 2011 census
838,897[c][4]
• Density
123.4[b][5]/km2 (319.6/sq mi) (82nd)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$29.666 billion[6] (126th)
• Per capita
$34,970[6] (35th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$19.810 billion[6] (114th)
• Per capita
$23,352[6] (33rd)
Gini (2015) 33.6[7]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.856[8]
very high · 33rd
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+357
ISO 3166 codeCY
Internet TLD.cy[d]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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