Cyprus

Cyprus

Capital - Nicosia
Population - 792,000
Area - 9,250 km²
Density - 85.62 / km²
Currency - CYP
Official language – Greek, Turkish
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Neighbouring territories include Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Greece. Cyprus is an odd mixture - its cultural influences are dominated by Western Europe, but its geographic proximity to Asia and Africa gives it more than just a hint of the East. Anyway this small island has its own definite and beguiling character. The west coast of Cyprus is rich in architectural heritages, whilst the east coast hosts the island's best beaches and most enticing coves. A serene beauty of the island can be enjoyed at Akamas Peninsula – a basically hilly place, along with beautiful pine forests and sandy beaches.

Lara Turtle Beach

Lara Turtle Beach is one of the most special beaches in Cyprus. This area is part of the Akamas National Park. It is situated in the Akamas Peninsula in the northwest of Paphos and it is named as such because it is home to the Lara Turtle Conservation project, that…
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