Cyprus



Largest island in Eastern Mediterranean. Lies on latitude 35 degrees north and between longitudes 32 degrees to 34 degrees east. Dominated by two mountain systems, Kyrenian Range and Troodos Massif where Mt. Olympus rises to 1,942 metres, with central plain and narrow coastal strip.


Name: Republic of Cyprus
Location: Europe
Status: UN Member
Capital City: Nicosia (Levk˛sia)
Main Cities: Limassol, Famagusta
Population: 729,000
Area [sq.km]: 9,250
Languages: Greek, Turkish
Religions: Greek Orthodox

National Anthem:
Segnorees apo tin kopsi too spathyoo tin tromeri;
Segnorees apo tin opsi poo me vya metra tin yee.
Ap ta kokkala vyalmenee ton elleenon ta ye ra
Ke san prawt' anthreeomenee hyer'o hyeri eleftherya.
Ke san prawt' anthreeomenee hyer'o hye r'eleftherya,
Ke san prawt' anthreeomenee hyer'o hye r'eleftherya.

Translation:

I shall always recognise you
By the dreadful sword you hold,
As the earth, with searching vision,
You survey, with spirit bold.
'Twas the Greeks of old whose dying
Brought to birth our spirit free.
Now, with ancient valour rising,
Let us hail you, Oh Liberty!
Now, with ancient valour rising,
Let us hail you, Liberty,
Now, with ancient valour rising,
Let us hail you, Liberty!


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