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    Cyprus language

    The Republic of Cyprus is a country belonging to Europe, whose capital is Nicosia. It has a population of 1 million inhabitants (158º) and an extension of 9,251 km 2 (162º). Its human development index is very high (32º) and its official currency is the Euro. But what language do they speak in Cyprus? What language do they speak in Cyprus? Cyprus has two official languages: Greek , spoken by 80.9% of Cypriots, in its Cypriot Greek variant. Turkish , which is spoken by 0.2% of the population, also in its Cypriot Turkish variant. Other minority languages ​​are English (4.1%),…

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    History of Cyprus

    Brief history of Cyprus summarized A clear, simple and brief overview of the history of Cyprus, an island south of Turkey. Ancient Cyprus The first people in Cyprus were stone age farmers around 8,000 BC. By 4,000 BC they were making pottery and copper tools. By 2,500 BC the people of Cyprus had learned to make bronze. Cypriot society gradually became more sophisticated from 1600 BC A form of writing was invented. A highly civilized society arose in Cyprus with many cities and palaces. Trade with other parts of the Mediterranean flourished and contact with other civilizations was common. After…

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  • Traditions and customs of Cyprus

    What traditions and customs are there in Cyprus? A look at the customs and traditions that exist in Cyprus, an island country in southeastern Europe. Food in daily life Fresh salad and plain yogurt accompany most meals, which usually consist of vegetables cooked in a variety of ways, including what both communities know as yahni (with olive oil, tomatoes, and onions). When people eat out, they often order “meze”, a large collection of small dishes that start with various sauces and salads and end with grilled meat or fish. Marriage Whereas half a decade ago a significant proportion of marriages…

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