Cyprus

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Districts of Cyprus

Cyprus is divided into six districts (Greek: επαρχίες eparchies; Turkish: kaza), whose capitals share the same name. The districts are further divided up into municipalities.

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Religion in Cyprus

The majority religion in Cyprus is that of Greek Orthodox Christianity. According to 'Operation World' 2001 edition, 74% of people in Cyprus consider themselve to be Greek Orthodox.

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Geography of Cyprus

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia (both in terms of area and population). It measures 240 kilometres (149 mi) long from end to end and 100 kilometres (62 mi) wide at its widest point, with Turkey 75 kilometres (47 mi) to the north. It lies between latitudes 34° and 36° N, and longitudes 32° and 35° E.