Information of Cyprus

Full information of Cyprus such as: flag, country code 2 (alpha2), alpha3 code, language code, city Cyprus, Total area Cyprus, Calling code Cyprus, Currency Cyprus, GDP per capita Cyprus, Population Cyprus, ... You can also copy information, download high quality size image of the flag of Cyprus, DownloadaClub.Com helps you find the most complete information of this Cyprus country. The flag of Cyprus consists of a yellow silhouette of the island and two crossed branches on a white background. Yellow color evokes copper resources on the island, which are reflected even in the name “Cyprus” itself since it is derived from a Greek word for copper. Crossed branches should represent the desire for peaceful coexistence between Greek Cypriots and Turks inhabiting the island. Blue and red as the colors of the Greek and the Cypriot flags were not used on purpose. The current flag came into force in 1960 after gaining the independence over the Great Britain and it was designed by elementary school teacher and approved by the first president of Cyprus. The flag could have been replaced in 2004, but the proposal did not pass through referendum. Turkish Cypriots use their own flag, nevertheless it is not internationally recognized.
Country codesCY, CYP (ISO 3166-1)
Official nameRepublic of Cyprus
Capital cityNicosia
Member ofUnited Nations, European Union, Commonwealth of Nations
Population875 900 (2018)
Total area9 251 km2
Highest pointMount Olympus (1 951 m, 6 401 ft)
Lowest pointMediterranean Sea
GDP per capitaUSD 28 159 (World Bank, 2018)
CurrencyEuro (€, EUR)
Calling code+357

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