Land Area: 9,240 sqkm
Per Capita GNP: $11,960
Under 5 Mortality Rate: 8(per thousand)
Adult Literacy: 98%(M); 93%(F)
Fertility Rate: 2
Life Expectancy: 76(M); 80.5(F)
Urbanization Rate: 57%
Unemployment Rate: 3.6% (1999)
Major Language: Greek
Major Religion: Greek Orthodox
Government Type: Republic
* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook
Embassy of Cyprus in Washington D.C.
A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Cyprus, including the economy, history,
culture, society, etc.
CIA World Factbook
This site contains detailed information the country's population,
political system, natural resources, etc.
Chronicles the history of Cyprus from the Neolithoic Period to the
Contains several historically relevant photographs.
-Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation
-The Cyprus Weekly
Official website of Cyprus Tourism Organization. Information including
style, and tourist attraction.
Other links compiled by Columbia University.