is an island divided in to two halves, the North and the South sides. The
Northern side is Turkish and the southern side is Greek. The island is
separated by the green line that runs through the capital city, Nicosia.
The green line is a demilitarized zone maintained by the United Nations.
Nicosia (Turkish: Lefkosa, Greek: Lefkosia) is the capital of Cyprus and
is currently the only divided capital in the world.
facts on Cyprus can be found on this website.
has a very long history
that goes back more than 9000 years. The island has many historical sites
to visit so the islands history can be fully appreciated by the visitor.
Cyprus is the third largest island situated in the north eastern corner of
the Mediterranean Sea. The geography
of North Cyprus is characterized by mountains, plains and beaches. Cyprus
has one of the most clean and unspoilt sandy beaches
Cyprus has a very high standard of health
and medical services. Hospitals, private clinics and medical
centers are equipped with the latest facilities. Most places have
English speaking doctors or translators.
the world which 25% of the Green Turtles of the
Mediterranean visit Cyprus to lay their eggs during the
months of July and August.
While in visiting Cyprus, you will need transportation
to get around. There are bus and taxi services and many
good car hire companies.
There are many interesting cities
to visit in Cyprus with fascinating history and many