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Can You Give Me Trivias About Cyprus?

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    1. The word "copper" comes from the word "Cyprus". There were rich copper mines on the island.

    2. The island of Cyprus is divided into two countries, the Republic of Cyprus in the south and the Turkish republic of Cyprus in the north. The Republic of Cyprus claims sovereignty over the entire island and the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus is only recognised by Turkey itself.

    3. The origin of the name "Cyprus" is unknown, but it may derive from the Mediterranean cypress tree, the henna plant or the metal copper.

    4. Remains of an 8-month-old cat were discovered buried with its human owner at a separate Neolithic site in Cyprus. The grave is estimated to be 9,500 years old, predating ancient Egyptian civilization.

    5. In 1191, during the Third Crusade, Richard I of England captured the island from Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus. He used it as a major supply base that was relatively safe from the Saracens.

    6. Cyprus has been part of the Eurozone, the area of the European Union where euros are the sole currency, since 2008.

    7. Cyprus is one of only four EU nations in which vehicles drive on the left-hand side of the road, a remnant of British colonisation, the others being Ireland, Malta and the United Kingdom.

    8. The country has two official languages: Greek and Turkish. Armenian, Cypriot Maronite Arabic and Romani are also recognized as minority languages. In addition to these languages – according the Eurobarometer by European Commission – 76% of the population of Cyprus speak English, 12% speak French, and 5% speak German.

    9. Halloumi cheese originated in Cyprus and was initially made during the Medieval Byzantine period, subsequently gaining popularity throughout the Middle-East.

    10. Nicosia, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Cyprus, is twinned with Lisbon in Portugal, Schwerin in Germany, Athens in Greece, Odessa in Ukraine, Shanghai in China, Barcelona in Spain, Beirut in Lebanon, Milan in Italy and a number of other prominent world cities.

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  • earles
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

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