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According to watchtutorials, Cyprus is an island nation located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Its population is estimated to be around 1.2 million people, of which approximately 78% are of Greek descent, 18% are of Turkish descent and the remaining 4% consist of other ethnicities. The majority of the population is concentrated in urban areas, with over 60% living in the two largest cities, Nicosia and Limassol. The population also includes a significant number of expatriates from other countries such as Russia, China, India and the United Kingdom. The overall literacy rate in Cyprus is estimated to be over 95%, making it one of the most educated countries in Europe. Furthermore, education levels tend to increase with age; for example, those aged 25-34 have an average educational attainment level of 13 years compared to 8 years for those aged 65 and above. In terms of religion, 78% self-identify as Greek Orthodox Christians while 18% identify as Muslim and 4% identify as belonging to other faiths or no faith at all. Additionally, a significant portion (around 10%) of Cypriots are believed to maintain some form of belief in superstition or folklore. The life expectancy rate in Cyprus is 81 years for men and 85 years for women which ranks among the highest on a global scale. In terms of healthcare, Cyprus has one of the best healthcare systems among European countries; it offers universal health coverage through its public system as well as private insurance plans that cover additional services such as dental care and specialist visits. Furthermore, there are numerous hospitals and clinics across Cyprus offering quality medical care both on an outpatient basis and through inpatient services at national or private hospitals. See localtimezone for Cyprus Population and Language.

Cyprus Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Cyprus: Political System According to EQUZHOU.NET, the Republic of Cyprus is a parliamentary democracy. Executive power lies with the President, who is both head of state and head of government and is elected by direct election for a five-year term. The parliament is a unicameral system (House of Representatives) with 80 seats, of which (in… Read More »

How to get to Cyprus

Overview Cyprus may be a small country, but it has a very vibrant Mediterranean character and draws visitors with its momentous legends of love, its epic past of more than 10,000 years and its diverse, extremely tasty cuisine. After a meal of salty halloumi cheese, spicy dolma (stuffed vine leaves) and kleftiko (slow-baked lamb), one… Read More »

Cyprus Geopolitics

Cyprus still represents today the emblem of a disputed territory within the European continent. Due to its peculiar position, Cyprus historically represents the crossroads between the Middle East and Europe. A former colonial possession of the British Empire, Cyprus became independent in 1960, following the signing of the Treaty of Zurich and London. The treaty,… Read More »

Cyprus History Timeline

According to computergees, Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean 50 km south of Turkey. Internationally, the Republic of Cyprus is recognized as the rightful government of the whole island, but it controls only the southern two thirds of the island. In ancient times, the natives called Cyprus Alashiya. In Mari, a large city on… Read More »