Cyprus is commonly referred to as the Republic of Cyprus. Cyprus, with an area of 9,251 square kilometers, is the third largest island in the Mediterranean after Sardinia and Sicily and the main island of Crete.
The oldest perfume bottle in the world, dating back 40,000 years, belongs to Cyprus and is made from pine, coriander, almond, bergamot, fennel and parsley extracts.
The oldest wine in the world with 5000 years old named Commandaria belongs to Cyprus.
Cyprus is the first country to have its map on its flag. There are two countries around the world that have maps on their eyes, one of which is Cyprus and the other is Kosovo.
Some of the world’s oldest water wells have been found in Cyprus.
The owner of the largest bank in Cyprus is the Cyprus Orthodox Church. This church also plays an important role in the social life of the people of this region.
Alexander conquered the island in 333 BC.
Cyprus became independent on August 16, 1960, but celebrates October 1 every year.
According to legend, Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born in Cyprus.
Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus, the only capital of the world located on two islands.
Cyprus has one of the healthiest climates on earth.
Some Cypriots speak Russian. These people are immigrants from the former Soviet Union.