Here a just a few facts about the Island of Cyprus:
Cyprus is a divided island, the southern part of the island is in the control of the republic of cyprus whilst the northern part of the island is occupied by the Turkish.
The Capital City is Nicosia
The population is approx 782,000
Themain religion is Greek Orthodox
Cyprus is 2 hours ahead of GMT
The currency in Cyprus is EURO
The official languages of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish with English often used as a second language
Cyprus has a typical Mediterranean climate, warm and rather dry, with plenty of sunshine throughout the year, autumn and winter does not really exist and the rainy season is short. Snow falls only on the highest mountains in January and February.