What are Cyprus?

  • (noun): An island in the eastern Mediterranean.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Cyprus i/ˈsaɪprəs/ (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros, ; Turkish: Kıbrıs, ), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, Kypriakī́ Dīmokratía, ; Turkish: Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti, ), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria, Lebanon, northwest of Israel and north of Egypt. Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and the Republic of Cyprus is a member state of the European Union.

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Cyprus College Of Art
... The Cyprus College of Art (CyCA) is a tertiary education art instutution located in the Mediterranean island of, Cyprus ...
Cyprus - Culture - Sports
... Governing bodies of sports in Cyprus include the Cyprus Football Association, Cyprus Basketball Federation, Cyprus Volleyball Federation, Cyprus Automobile ... The Cyprus League is now considered as quite competitive and includes notable teams such as APOEL FC, Anorthosis Famagusta FC, AC Omonia, AEL Lemesos, Apollon FC ... Stadiums or sports venues in Cyprus include the GSP Stadium (the largest in the Republic of Cyprus-controlled areas of Cyprus), Tsirion Stadium (second largest), Neo GSZ Stadium, Antonis Papadopoulos ...
Cyprus College Of Art - Future Development
... In 2007 the College was included by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture in a plan to transform the village of Lempa (Paphos) into a regional cultural centre ... progress in this to date, the plan is still official government policy in Cyprus ... College formed the Cornaro Institute, named after the last Venetian Queen of Cyprus Caterina Cornaro, to take over aspects of the College in Larnaca ...
Cyprus College Of Art - Controversy With Manifesta
... announced that the art festival Manifesta 6 would be held in Cyprus in 2006 ... The Cyprus College of Art was initially enthusiastic about the prospect of an international art fair in Cyprus, publishing a supporting article in the ... team claiming there was no functioning art school in Cyprus, a charge that resulted in CyCA dedicating an entire issue of ArtCyprus to attacking Manifesta, accusing the Dutch organisation of ...
Cyprus College Of Art - History
... The Cyprus College of Art was founded in 1969 by the Cypriot painter Stass Paraskos, and is the oldest art college on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus ... in the town of Famagusta but, after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, it was forced to move to the town of Kato Paphos ... It remained there until 1985, when the Cyprus Ministry of Education granted it use of a former school building in the village of Lempa, four kilometres north of Paphos ...

More definitions of "Cyprus":

  • (noun): A country on the island of Cyprus; 80% of the people are of Greek origin and 20% or Turkish origin.
    Synonyms: Republic of Cyprus