The Republic of Cyprus is located in the Middle East and is south of Turkey. Its political structure is a republic. It has a population of around 1.2 million and is about half the size of Connecticut.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Cyprus, Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti
Capitol: 
Nicosia
Population: 
891,000
Languages: 
Greek, Turkish
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
9,251
Year of UN Membership: 
1960
Year of Present State Formation: 
1960
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$21.545 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$24,171 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
-8.70 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.85
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
31.00
Unemployment: 
15.70%
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
Asian Group
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
Australia Group
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ECB: European Central Bank
EIB: European Investment Bank
EMU: European Monetary Union
EU: European Union
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IHO: International Hydrographic Organization
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNIFIL: UN Interim Force in Lebanon
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
13 East 40th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 481-6023/6024/6025
(212) 685-7316
pmccyprus.un@verizon.net
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