Cyprus Geography

Cyprus Geography and Population

Cyprus – geography Geographically Cyprus belongs to Asia; an underwater ridge connects the island with Asia Minor. However, with its colonial connection to Britain and close historical and cultural ties to Greece, Cyprus is often included in Europe. Population The most recent census for the whole of Cyprus was conducted in 1973. Here the population […]

Things to Do in Cyprus

Things to Do in Cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus is a country located on the island of the same name. The northern part of the island is disputed territory: Cyprus considers it occupied territory and the Turkish Cypriots have declared this part the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus only recognized by Turkey. The places of interest on this page relate […]

Cyprus Economy

Cyprus Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Between 2016 and 2019, the Cypriot economy experienced a four-year period of very dynamic development, with GDP growing by an average of 4% per year. However, the positive development was fundamentally changed by the COVID-19 epidemic, which also hit the […]

Cyprus Visa

Cyprus Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Cyprus From January 1, 2004, Russian citizens need to apply for a visa to enter Cyprus. To obtain a visa, you must provide the following documents: – Passport, until the expiration of which there are at least 6 months left and its copy; – one photo taken recently; – […]

Cyprus vs Greece

Where to Go: Cyprus vs Greece?

The choice of a good resort depends on the wishes, preferences and, of course, the financial capabilities of the tourist. Cyprus and Greece are famous for their wonderful climatic features that will delight you with soft, warm sun, pleasant sea air and, of course, endless relaxation from the daily bustle. Their sandy beaches and warm […]

How to Get Around Cyprus

How to Get Around Cyprus

By plane In total, there are two airports in Cyprus – in Paphos and in Larnaca. There are regular flights from Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as charters from Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Ufa, Yekaterinburg and some other cities. On water You can also get to Cyprus by sea, from the ports of Israel, Egypt and […]

CYPRUS State Flag

Cyprus State Facts

  CAPITAL Nicosia STATE STRUCTURE Presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION Part of Cyprus is governed by the Republic of Cyprus, part is partly recognized by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus SQUARE 9,251 km² CLIMATE subtropical mediterranean OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Greek, Turkish CURRENCY Euro, Cypriot pound POPULATION 1.17 million NATIONAL COMPOSITION Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots RELIGION […]

Cyprus History

Cyprus History

Cyprus has been colonized by various cultures throughout its history. The Mycenaean civilization would have arrived around 1600 BC, and later Phoenician and Greek colonies were established. Pharaoh Thutmose III of Egypt subdued the island in 1500 BC and forced it to pay tribute, which was maintained until Egyptian rule was replaced by that of the Hittites (who called Cyprus […]

Popular Cyprus - Something for You

Popular Cyprus – Something for You?

Cyprus is one of the more popular holiday destinations for us Swedes. Every year, tens of thousands of Swedes travel to Cyprus to sunbathe, swim, experience historical sites and just enjoy. Cyprus offers a wonderful mix of beautiful architecture, chalk-white beaches and crystal clear water. The best time to travel is during the summer, but […]

Ayia Napa

Travel to Ayia Napa

Most people are familiar with the popular resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus and the destination is widely known for its party life. Many people may associate the place with young people and wild parties, but the fact is that Aiya Napa has a lot to offer all kinds of holidaymakers. Here is something for […]

5 must in Nicosia

5 Must in Nicosia

If you are thinking of visiting the capital of Cyprus Nicosia, there is a whole host of attractions. Above all, the city is packed with museums, art galleries, churches and cathedrals. Tourists usually flock around the old town, where many attractions are gathered in a fairly small area. Walking around there is an absolute must […]


Travel to Nicosia

The capital of Cyprus Nicosia is centrally located on the island and has become a popular destination for tourists, not least because of its rich history. The older parts of the city center are full of sights and just walking around the area is an experience in itself. Visiting a couple of museums, churches and […]

Cyprus Top Sights

Travel to Cyprus

Something for everyone Cyprus is a popular destination for families, fun-loving but also for older couples who just want to take it easy and enjoy the beautiful nature. The island is beautifully situated in the Mediterranean, close to both Syria and Turkey. The mild climate that prevails all year round makes the island a great […]