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Cyprus
(3,261 words)

Kypriaki Dimokratia (The Republic of Cyprus)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,207,000

Area

9,300 sq. km (3,600 sq. mi)

Population density

130/sq. km (340/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.79% (per 1,000: births 10, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

17%

Urban dwellers

67% (0.76% p.a.)

Capital city

Nicosia 273,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

70% Greek, 23% Turkish, 2% English, 1% Arabic, 1% Eastern Pun…

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“Cyprus”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02CYP>
First published online: 2020



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