There is a lot of information about Cyprus. And we would like to share it with you. So, let’s begin.
General information about Cyprus
Cyprus is a country in Europe. It is located on the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey, and west of Syria. The official language of Cyprus is Greek and Turkish. It depends on which part of the island you are in.
People use the Euro as their currency. It makes it easy to travel from Cyprus to other European countries because there are no different exchange rates or conversion fees! The currency of Northern Cyprus is the Turkish Lira (TRL). But here you can also pay in Euros, we will tell you more about this in the article about the currency.
Transport and airports in Cyprus
This island is not that big, but it has three airports: Larnaca International Airport, Paphos International Airport, and Ercan International Airport (Northern Cyprus). This is very convenient for tourism. It gives you an opportunity to get to your destination much faster. Cyprus also has seaports for cargo transportation – the Limassol Port and Larnaca Port. This island is divided into six districts: Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos, Famagusta, Larnaca, and Kyrenia. We have collected more information about transport in Cyprus, airports in this article.
Information about Weather in Cyprus
Here is a great climate that is perfect for any traveler looking to escape extreme heat or cold. Just imagine, here, in Cyprus, there are 300 days with sunshine in a year! Cyprus’ terrain varies from mountains, forests, and some plains in the lowland area. It provides travelers with amazing scenery whether they are hiking through Cyprus on foot or driving around this island by car! We thought it would be useful to collect information about the weather and reliefs of Cyprus. Come in, read :).
Cyprus was also named one of the best countries to retire. And this is cause it has a low cost of living, great medical care, and, as we noted earlier, warm weather all year round!
Food in Cyprus
Cyprus is also famous for its cherries, grapes, oranges, and olives. But especially it is famous for Cyprus wines which have a very good smell and taste 🙂 If you visit this island don’t forget about food ;). This is our favorite topic because there will be a lot of information about cuisine and restaurants here. We will replenish it as we visit new establishments and discover new Cypriot, Greek, and Turkish dishes.
What else is Cyprus famous for is its beaches. There are a lot of them, different, with different sea temperatures. You can find more information about beaches here.
Cyprus for businesses
Cyprus also makes it easy for business travelers because there are no visa requirements! Also, many companies from Europe have chosen Cyprus as their business spot because of its good geographical location. Do you want to know more about visas and how to get to Cyprus? We advise you to read this article. We have collected all the necessary information about visiting Cyprus, about what kind of visas there are, what rules are now in force when crossing the border.
You need to know that on this island there is left-side traffic. But Cyprus is very small so it’s not a problem for drivers. It also means that you need to check the left side first when you are crossing the road. But you will get used to these rules very fast.