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Area: 9,251 km²
Capital: Nicosia
Population: 1,099,341 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
April, May, September and October are the best months to travel to Cyprus. You avoid this relatively cold winter and hot summer.

Greek and Turkish are the official languages ​​in Cyprus. In addition, there are a lot of English spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Cyprus, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
Cyprus is paid by the euro (EUR).

Time Difference
Cyprus is one hour later than in the Netherlands.

Traffic and route
In Cyprus you have to drive on the left side of the road.

Cyprus an adapter is sometimes needed.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Cyprus can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Cyprus can be found on Abyznewslinks .

Websites in Cyprus end in .cy.
Official websites of Cyprus: and .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Cyprus.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Cyprus.

Public and school holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Cyprus can be found on .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Cyprus can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Cyprus can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.