There are so many facts about Cyprus is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece.The island of Cyprus has inhabitation nearly 10,000 years ago.

    • The wealth of Cyprus is its copper resources which were exported.
    • Cyprus has its popularity as an English Royal Wedding took place at the Limassol Castle.It was a  first of its kind a wedding taking place in a foreign land.
    • Paphos, the Painted Churches and Choirokoitia are the famous Heritage sites.



    • The Neolithic settlement of Choirkoitia is a wellknown tourist destination.
    • A UN buffer zone the Green Line separates the Republic of Northern Cyprus and the Greek controlled South.
    • Sovereign Base Areas are the british military zones in Cyprus.
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    • 1st October is the day when Cyprus celebrates its independence day.
    • The Byzantine Museum in Nicosia  in Cyprus has a wide collection of Byzantine Art.
    • Stavrouvouni Monastery in the Troodos Mountains is the oldest monastic site in Cyprus and was found in 4th
    • The Sanctuary of Apollo Ylatis is the  and an important historic religious site in Cyprus.




    • Cyprus was the first country to be governed by a Christian.
    • Nicosia, the capital of is divided between two nations – North Cyprus & South Cyprus.
    • Cyprus is one of Europe’s most southerly ski resorts.
    • The Island of Cyprus has a wide nearly 371 species of birds.
    • Cyprus is home to 20 rare species of orchid.
    • There 140 unique species of plants in Cyprus it cant be found any where else in the world and a total of 1950 species of flowering plant.
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    • Green Turtles & Loggerhead Turtles nest are found here.
    • The Mufflon  is a wild sheep found only in Cyprus.
    • Beaches in Cyprus are maintained well and are clean and safe and has been awarded the  EU Blue Flag.
    • Troodos Mountain Range has Mount Olympus which the highest and is at  6402ft above sea level.
    • Greater Flamingos can be seen in Cyprus they stop over to feed at the salt lakes near Larnaca Airport during their migration.
    • Southern Cyprus joined the European Union on May 1st 2004.
    • Tourism,wine, cement, clothing , fruit & vegetables, and shoes are the main source of economy
    • Lefkara Lace is a unique product found here.
    • Kolokasi  a type of sweet potato is largely grown in Cyprus.
    • Commandaria the  sweet red wine produced in Cyprus is  the oldest wine in the world.
    • August Village Festivals take place in Cyprus and  nearly 20 villages take part.




  • There are only 4 golf courses in Cyprus.
  • The World Rally Championship (WRC) takes place in Cyprus every year since 2000.
  • The largest freshwater fish was caught in the Dhypotamos reservoir between Larnaka and Limassol.
  • Ayia Napa in Eastern Cyprus is one of the most popular nightclub districts in Europe.
  • The Cyprus International Opera Festival is held every July.
  • The  horse racetrack  where 60 race meets are held throughout the year is present in Cyprus
  • Traffic in Cyprus drives on the left-side of the road.
  • Cyprus has two international airports – one at Larnaca and the other at Paphos.
  • Crime rate is very low in Cyprus and hence it is one of the safest places in the world to live.

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