Cyprus

Brief profile

UN member state || Location: an island country in eastern Mediterranean east of Greece, west of Lebanon, Syria, and Israel, south of Turkey and north of Egypt || Capital: Nicosia || Official Languages: Greek, Turkish || Area: 9,251 sq.km || 3rd largest Mediterranean island || Population: 794,600 || GDP per capita $27,171 || Currency: Cypriot Pound (CYP)