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Cyprus - Photo by Glen Bowman - CC-BY



Population 2006 ........................................................ 784,301
GDP per capita 1997 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 22,700
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................$17.9
Unemployment.....................................................................4.3%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ....... 1.2

 

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Cyprus - Photo by Glen Bowman - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................3,571 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 66
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 8
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4

 

Go to Cyprus Capital City Nicosia City Profile - To Cyprus History

Colleges and Universities - Cyprus __ List of schools with direct links to each. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/cy.html

Country Profile: Cyprus __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded the north in response to a military coup on the island which was backed by the Athens government." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1016541.stm 

Cyprus __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/cyprus/ 


 
Cyprus __ A good overview of Cyprus, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107447.html

Cyprus __ "If you could sneak your way past the UN guards and local toughs patrolling the Green Line, Cyprus would be two countries for the price of one. Unfortunately, this really is a country divided - since 1974, visitors have had to choose between the Turkish experience of the north and the Greek experience of the south. Most have chosen the southern Republic, and as a consequence this part of the country has broken out in a nasty rash of pastel hotels and chips-with-everything tavernas." History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/cyprus/

 

Cyprus Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Climate ... __ "Cyprus Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." All this and much more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/cyprus/economy/index.html 

Cyprus - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ A Cyprus Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/cyprus_geography.html

Cyprus: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blcyprus.htm 



Cyprus Mail - Online English language newspaper. - illustrated - From Cyprus Mail - http://www.cyprus-mail.com/news/

Cyprus Photos __ You will find pages of click-to-enlarge annotated photos of Cyprus. Pictures of Cyprus. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Cyprus/

Cyprus Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Cyprus as well as an 'atlas' style summary with Cyprus maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/cyprus 

Cyprus Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/cyprus/

Economy of Cyprus __ "Economic affairs in Cyprus are dominated by the division of the country into the southern area controlled by the Cyprus Government and the northern Turkish Cypriot-administered area. The Greek Cypriot economy is prosperous but highly susceptible to external shocks." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Cyprus along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Cyprus  

Embassy of Cyprus __ Good resource for the study of Cyprus. You will find an assortment of click-to-view articles. - From Embassy of Cyprus - http://cyprusembassy.org/

Ethnologue report for Cyprus __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Cyprus. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Cyprus

Make Sunny North Cyprus Your Holiday Destination this Year __ Planning a business trip or vacation? Here are several good reasons to consider the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. - illustrated - From Cuprus-Holiday.com - http://www.cyprus-holiday.com/

Maps Of Cyprus __ You will find a wide variety of Cyprus map resources. Select Cyprus maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Cyprus.html

North Cyprus Home Page __ An excellent resource for the study of North Cyprus including tourism, history, culture, daily life and more. - From cypnet.com/Turkish Republic of North Cyprus - http://www.cypnet.com/.ncyprus/root.html

pictures of Cyprus at picturesofplaces.com - cyprus pictures ... __ "Cyprus pictures including Nicosia, Selimiye Mosque, Bellapais, Kyrenia, Roman Ruins, Forum Hotel, Petra tou Romiou, buildings, coastline, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/cyprus.html 



Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus __ "In these pages, we aim to supply the most updated statistical data of economic and social content as well as access to time series of statistical data of Cyprus in order to facilitate comparison over time. In addition, the website provides information about the Statistical Service, the Statistics Law, our publications and dissemination policy." - From the Republic of Cyprus - http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/cystat/statistics.nsf/index_en/index_en?

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus __ Official website of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. You will find history, culture, geography, travel and tourism information plus a lot more. - illustrated. - From the Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus - http://www.trncwashdc.org/

Welcome to the Official Website of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation __ Are you planning a business trip or a vacation? You will find what you need to know here. - illustrated - From Cyprus Tourism Organization - http://www.visitcyprus.org.cy/


 

 

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