Cyprus

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''', is a television network airing in Greece and Cyprus. The alternate spelling is play on words in Greek (Greek Language); ''ena'' (ένα) is the Greek number ''1'', thus ''ANT1'' is pronounced the same as ''Antenna'' (Αντέννα). It launched on 31 December 1989, the same year as rival Mega Channel, and is owned by ANT1 Group. ANT1 had been the most-popular network in Greece for years with its line up of hit series including popular dramas ''Lampsi'' and ''Kalimera Zoi


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al-Khattab) had appointed Muawiyah Ibn Abu Sufyan as governor of Syria. In the year 640, Umar appointed Muawiyah as governor of Syria when his brother died in an outbreak of plague. Muawiyah gradually gained mastery over the other areas of Syria, instilling remarkable personal loyalty among his troops and the people of the region. By 647, Muawiyah had built a Syrian army strong enough to repel a Byzantine attack and, in subsequent years, to take the offensive against the Byzantines in campaigns


friendly ties

are close allies and support each other on a number of issues including the Kashmir dispute and Cyprus, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Pakistan, in turn, is one of the only countries in the world which fully and consistently supports Turkish positions on many issues, such as Cyprus and Armenia. Both are members of the ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization), and citizen's attitudes towards one another are warm. Despite Pakistan's friendly ties to Greece

are warm. Despite Pakistan's friendly ties to Greece, and Turkey's ties to India, both countries regard each other's relations as more important and close to those with Greece and India. thumb left Turkmen exports in 2006 (Image:2006Turkmen exports.PNG) The Turkmen Government claims to have placed great emphasis on foreign economic relations and foreign trade and an "open door" trade policy, as declared by the President. At present 73


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'' (The Star.com) 13 June 2007. However, a reference from 1973 states that he was a native of Philadelphia who moved to Toronto. Post-war


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production on the scale necessary for the bronze production of the late Bronze Age would have exhausted them in less than fifty years. In the Mediterranean, a guerrilla war waged by Greek Cypriots (EOKA) ended (1960) in an independent Cyprus, with the UK retaining the military bases of Akrotiri and Dhekelia. The Mediterranean islands (List of islands in the Mediterranean) of Malta and Gozo were amicably granted independence from the UK in 1964, though the idea had been raised in 1955 of integration with Britain (History of Malta#Attempted integration with the United Kingdom). Springhall (#refSpringhall2001), pp. 100–102. There are numerous other countries, such as Cyprus, which although do not have an established church, still give official recognition to a specific Christian denomination. WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus


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stars on certain days of the year. In rivers rafting and canoeing sports and on the Taurus mountains jeep safari, hunting and trekking tours are organised. Alternatively, there is rock-climbing, bird watching tourism, photo-safari, mountain tourism, line fishing and health tourism at the thalasso and dialysis centres in Geyikbayırı. Holy tourism activities are organized in Myra and Patara (Patara (Lycia)) where St Nicholas was born and lived. The eternal flames of Chimera (geography


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and commanded by Mentor of Rhodes, and the Persian forces were driven out of Phoenicia. Cyprus Dating back to the Frankish occupation and located in the heart of Nicosia in Cyprus is ''Hamam Omerye'' - a true working example of Cyprus's rich culture and diversity, hard struggle, yet sense of freedom and flexibility. The site's history dates back to the 14th century, when it stood as an Augustinian church of St. Mary. Stone-built


single independent

) Nicosia ''de jure'': single independent state, ''de facto'':The Republic of Cyprus. The north part of Cyprus: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 100px (Image:Flag of Cyprus.svg) - valign "top" bgcolor "#efefef" - valign "top" 3 Cyprus 100px (Image:Satellite image of Cyprus, cropped.jpg) Cyprus align "right" 9,251 align "right" 1.088.503 arrived at by adding

the population of the Republic of Cyprus (803,147) and Northern Cyprus (285,356) Nicosia ''de jure'': single independent state, ''de facto'':The Republic of Cyprus. The north part of Cyprus: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 100px (Image:Flag of Cyprus.svg) - valign "top" bgcolor "#efefef" - valign "top" 3 Cyprus 100px (Image:Satellite image of Cyprus, cropped.jpg) Cyprus align "right"

; 9,251 align "right" 1.088.503 arrived at by adding the population of the Republic of Cyprus (803,147) and Northern Cyprus (285,356) Nicosia ''de jure'': single independent state, ''de facto'':The Republic of Cyprus. The north part of Cyprus: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 100px (Image:Flag of Cyprus.svg) - valign "top" bgcolor "#efefef" The Persian king Cambyses assumed the formal title

Cyprus

languages_type Minority languages languages Armenian (Armenian language) Cypriot Arabic languages2_type Vernaculars languages2 Cypriot Greek Cypriot Turkish demonym Cypriot ethnic_groups Greek Cypriots Turkish Cypriots Armenians (Armenians in Cyprus) Maronites (Maronites in Cyprus) ethnic_groups_year capital Nicosia latd 35 latm 10 latNS N longd 33 longm 22 longEW E government_type Unitary (Unitary state) presidential (Presidential system) constitutional republic leader_title1 President (President of Cyprus) leader_name1 Nicos Anastasiades legislature accession EU date 1 May 2004 area_rank 168th area_label Total area_km2 9,251 area_sq_mi 3,572 percent_water 9 population_estimate 1,117,000 population_estimate_year 2011 population_estimate_rank population_census 838,897 population_census_year 2011 population_density_km2 90.7 population_density_sq_mi 234.85 population_density_rank 79th GDP_PPP $23.613 billion GDP_PPP_rank GDP_PPP_year 2013 GDP_PPP_per_capita $27,085 GDP_PPP_per_capita_rank GDP_nominal $23.006 billion GDP_nominal_rank GDP_nominal_year 2012 GDP_nominal_per_capita $26,389 GDP_nominal_per_capita_rank Gini_year 2011 Gini_change Gini 29.1 Gini_ref Gini_rank 19th HDI_year 2013 HDI_change steady HDI 0.845 HDI_rank 32nd HDI_ref sovereignty_type Independence established_event1 Zürich and London Agreement established_date1 19 February 1959 established_event2 Independence proclaimed established_date2 16 August 1960 established_event3 established_date3 1 October 1960 established_event4 established_date4 1 May 2004 currency Euro currency_code EUR time_zone EET (Eastern European Time) utc_offset +2 time_zone_DST EEST (Eastern European Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +3 drives_on left (Right- and left-hand traffic) calling_code +357 (Telephone numbers in Cyprus) cctld .cy footnotes

'''Cyprus''' ( Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island (List of islands in the Mediterranean) in the Mediterranean, and a member state of the European Union. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt and east of Greece.

The earliest known human activity (Prehistoric Cyprus) on the island dates to around the 10th millennium BC. Archaeological remains from this period include the well-preserved Neolithic village of Khirokitia, and Cyprus is home to some of the oldest water wells in the world.

Cyprus was placed under British administration (Cyprus Convention) on 4 June 1878 (formally annexed by Britain on 5 November 1914, in response to the Ottoman government's decision to join World War I on the side of the Central Powers) until it was granted independence (London and Zurich Agreements) in 1960, Cyprus date of independence (click on Historical review) becoming a member of the Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations) in 1961. In 1963, the 11-year intercommunal violence (Cypriot intercommunal violence) between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots started, which almost sparked a war in 1964 between Turkey and Greece. The intercommunal violence, attempted coup by Greek forces and subsequent Turkish invasion led to the displacement (Cypriot refugees) of over 150,000 Greek Cypriots Barbara Rose Johnston, Susan Slyomovics. ''Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights'' (2009), American Anthropological Association Reparations Task Force, p. 211 Morelli, Vincent. ''Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive'' (2011), DIANE Publishing, p. 10 and 50,000 Turkish Cypriots, Borowiec, Andrew. ''Cyprus: A Troubled Island'' (2000), Greenwood Publishing Group, p. 125 and the establishment in 1983 of a separate Turkish Cypriot political entity in the north (Northern Cyprus). These events and the resulting political situation are matters of a continuing dispute (Cyprus dispute).

The Republic of Cyprus has ''de jure'' sovereignty over the island of Cyprus and its surrounding waters, according to international law, except for the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, administered as Sovereign Base Areas. However, the Republic of Cyprus is ''de facto'' partitioned into two main parts; the area under the effective control of the Republic, comprising about 59% of the island's area, and the Turkish-controlled area in the north,

Cyprus is a major tourist destination in the Mediterranean. On 1 January 2008, the Republic of Cyprus joined the Eurozone.

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