There are six major cities in Cyprus, each one of them serving as the capital of the six districts of Cyprus. Each of these cities has its unique character and this is one of the main characteristics of Cyprus: its diversity despite the small size.
How many states does Cyprus have?
Districts of Cyprus
|Districts of Cyprus Επαρχίες της Κύπρου (Greek) Kıbrıs’ın kazaları (Turkish)|
|Location||Republic of Cyprus|
|Populations||No data stated|
What major cities are in Cyprus?
Major Cities & Areas of the island
- Nicosia. Nicosia (Lefkosia in Greek) is the only divided capital in the world. …
- Limassol. Limassol (Lemesós in Greek), is the second most important city of Cyprus with around 230 000 in inhabitants. …
- Paphos. …
- Larnaca. …
- Ayia Napa & Protaras. …
What is the main city in Cyprus?
Is Cyprus Greek or Turkish?
|Republic of Cyprus Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία (Greek) Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti (Turkish)|
|Capital and largest city||Nicosia 35°10′N 33°22′E|
|Official languages||Greek Turkish|
|Minority languages||Armenian Cypriot Arabic|
|Vernaculars||Cypriot Greek Cypriot Turkish|
Is Cyprus expensive?
So is Cyprus expensive to visit? Well, it doesn’t have to be. Prices in Cyprus are more or less on par with other mid-range European destinations — like Croatia or Spain — and it is entirely possible to visit the country on a budget.
What religion is Cyprus?
Christians make up 78% of the total Cypriot population. Christianity includes the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus, the Armenian Church in Cyprus, Maronite, Roman Catholicism, and Protestants. Most Greek Cypriots are members of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus (Church of Cyprus).
How safe is Cyprus?
OVERALL RISK : LOW. Cyprus is generally very safe to travel to, even though it is geographically close to countries hit by terrorism and wars. Petty crime does occur, especially during the holidays and summer.
Is Kyrenia in the Turkish part of Cyprus?
Kyrenia, Greek Kirínia, Turkish Girne, city, situated along the northern coast of Cyprus, in the Turkish Cypriot-administered area.
What food is eaten in Cyprus?
Dishes of Cyprus
Traditional Cypriot foods include souvlakia (grilled meat kebabs), shaftalia (grilled sausage), afella (pork marinated in coriander), fried halloumi cheese, olives, pitta bread, kolokasi (root vegetables), lamb, artichokes, chickpeas and rabbit stews (stifado).
How do I become a citizen of Cyprus?
There are several ways to become a Cypriot citizen (citizen of the Republic of Cyprus) :
- By marriage. The first, being married to a Cypriot national, requires one to be married for at least 3 years, and have completed 2 years of residency in Cyprus prior to the date of the application. …
- By origins. …
- By investment. …
- By birth.
Is Cyprus on the green list?
Travel in Cyprus
In line with a UN statement, all crossing points between the Republic and the north re-opened on 4 June 2021 subject to a Red, Orange, Green categorisation system.
Which part of Cyprus is Turkish?
Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs), officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC; Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti, KKTC), is a de facto state that comprises the northeastern portion of the island of Cyprus.