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Cyprus Medieval Arts

Cyprus Medieval Arts

An island in the eastern Mediterranean, located a short distance from the southern coasts of Asia Minor and the Syrian ones, Cyprus is morphologically constituted by a large central plain, the Messaria, bordered by two mountain ranges: the Kerynia mountains, which form a long bulwark the whole northern coast, and the Troodos massif, which occupies the southwestern area.Located on the routes that connected Egypt with the ports of the western Mediterranean, Cyprus reached great prosperity in Roman times and the…

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Cyprus Overview

Cyprus Overview

Animals and Plants Which animals live in Cyprus? Some endemic animals live in Cyprus, such as the Cyprus mouflon, a wild sheep. The Cypriot spiny mouse is also endemic, it only exists in Cyprus. It was only discovered in 2004 and is noticeable for its larger head size and larger ears. But they have been around for thousands of years. Incidentally, it is very rare for an unknown mammal like this little mouse to be discovered in Europe. There are…

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Cyprus Guide

Cyprus Guide

Cyprus – country information Country name Cyprus Official name Republic of Cyprus Capital Nicosia Continent Asia Area 9,251 km2 Population 865,878 (2012) Foundation of a state 8/16/1960 The highest mountains Olympus 1953 m State system pluralist republic with unicameral parliament (Greek part) The biggest cities Greek part – Lefkosia (Nicosia) (capital) 170,000; Turkish part – Lefkosa 45,000 Official language Greek, Turkish Ethnicity/National Composition Greek part – Greek Cypriots 95%, others 5%; Turkish part – Turks 99.5%, others 0.5% Currency 1…

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