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Population: 1.2 million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Cyprus is the original island of love!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Troodos Mountains, Nicosia, Kato Paphos Archeological Park

Other Information:

Major exports: Cyprus include citrus, potatoes, pharmaceuticals, cement, and clothing

The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia. There are roughly 1,205, 575 people living here (2016). The official languages of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. The majority of Cypriots practice Orthodox Christianity. The time zone is 7 hours ahead of EST.

When visiting Cyprus, adventurers would enjoy the Troodos Mountains for its skiing, hiking, and natural beauty. Adventurers would also enjoy Kato Paphos Archeological Park one of the most important archeological sites in all of Cyprus!

One unique fact is that Cypriot legend claims that the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, was born from foam near a rock in present day Aphrodite’s Beach. Making Cyprus the original island of love!

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