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Cyprus: General facts

Political system: presidential republicCapital: NicosiaTotal area: 9,251 square kilometresPopulation: 862,000 (in the Government controlled area, as of 2011)Official language: Greek, TurkishCurrency: euro (€)Source: CIA World Factbook and the Cypriot Embassy

Political system: presidential republic
Capital: Nicosia
Total area: 9,251 square kilometres
Population: 862,000 (in the Government controlled area, as of 2011)
Official language: Greek, Turkish
Currency: euro (€)
Source: CIA World Factbook and the Cypriot Embassy

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