Total Population (million): 0.786633
Annual growth rate: 1.003426%
Urban population: 69.5%
Official Language: Greek and Turkish
Other languages spoken: English is widely spoken. French and German
are also spoken within the tourism Industry.
Business language: English, French, German
Religion: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian
Apostolic and other 4%.
Area: 9250 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic on parliamentary democracy. Internationally
recognized government, that controls the southern two-thirds of the
island. The northern one-third is Turkish-occupied.
Type of economy: High-income economy
Among Europe's lowest unemployment rates; heavily dependent on the
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Internet suffix: .cy
Access to electricity: n.c.