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Flag Cyprus
Official Name: Republic of Cyprus
Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey
Capital: Nicosia
Climate: Temperate, Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool, winters
Terrain: Central plain with mountains to north and south; scattered but significant plains along southern coast
Languages: Greek, Turkish, English
Official Currency: Greek Cypriot area: Cypriot pound (CYP); Turkish Cypriot area: Turkish lira (TRL)
Population: 762,887 (July 2001 est.)
Religions: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%
GDP - per capita: Greek Cypriot area: purchasing power parity - $16,000 (2000 est.); Turkish Cypriot area: purchasing power parity - $5,300 (1999 est.)
Map Cyprus

Source: CIA World Factbook
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