According to the 1990 U.S. Census 4,897 people of Cypriot ancestry live in the United States. According to the 2000 census, that number increased to 7,663. Of these, some 3,337 said they were simply “Cypriot Americans,” 3,965 claimed that Cypriot Greek origin and 361 claimed that were of Cypriot Turkish descent.
How many Greek Cypriots are there in the world?
|c. 1.2 million|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Cyprus 659,115 (2011 census) ≈500,000 in diaspora|
What race is Cypriot?
Ethnic groups and languages
The people of Cyprus represent two main ethnic groups, Greek and Turkish.
What race are Greeks?
The Greeks or Hellenes (/ˈhɛliːnz/; Greek: Έλληνες, Éllines [ˈelines]) are an ethnic group native to the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea regions, namely Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Italy, Turkey, Egypt and, to a lesser extent, other countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
Who are the original Cypriots?
Ancient Greeks (primarily Achaeans) started settling Cyprus during the Late Bronze Age. The Phoenicians were known to have lived alongside the Greeks who with time had become Hellenized.
Is Cyprus more Greek or Turkish?
Cyprus had a total population of 573,566; of whom 442,138 (77.1%) were Greeks, 104,320 (18.2%) Turks, and 27,108 (4.7%) others.
Can Greek people come to US?
Greek who wants to travel to the US is now part of the US Visa Waiver Program which means that they are qualified for a US ESTA. This document allows traveling into the United States of America using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization.