Population: 762,887 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Greek, Turkish, English

Background: Independence from the UK was approved in 1960 with constitutional guarantees by the Greek Cypriot majority to the Turkish Cypriot minority. In 1974, a Greek-sponsored attempt to seize the government was met by military intervention from Turkey...

Currency: Cyprus Pound (CYP, CYP (2.40 = US$1)), Turkish lira (TRL, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Cypriot Font Foundries

 · ALT
 · MD-Type

Cypriot Typographic People

 · Mehmet Dogan
 · Andreas Leonidou

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Cyprus
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Cyprus
 · BBC Country profile: Cyprus