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General Information about Cyprus

The Mediterranean island at the crossroads of three continents, where there’s always a new world to discover. Where East meets West and a new experience awaits for you under the sun everyday.

In general, and as a member of the European Union, Cyprus follows European norms and standards. English is widely spoken, as are other European languages, especially in the resort areas.

Location

Cyprus is in the eastern Mediterranean basin at the crossroads of the continents of Europe, Africa and Asia.

Landscapes

Cyprus is having such a wide range of landscapes, terrains and paces of life within a relatively small area. So whether you want a quiet mountain lifestyle in the Troodos Massif, or a villa with pool by the wonderful sandy beaches and warm clean blue waters, there is something for everyone in Cyprus.

Climate

Cyprus is renowned for its wonderful sun-filled climate, a mild winter, superb spring and autumn and a pleasant summer. One can ski on the snow capped Troodos peaks in January and swim in 17° C of seawater on the same day.

Living Standards

Rents and food costs are substantially lower to those of Europe. Dining out and entertainment, quality restaurants and hotels at very affordable prices are within most people’s budgets.

Cuisine

Cypriot cuisine is famous around the world. So whether you try some of the refreshing salads, the kebab, the Mediterranean grilled fish or the traditional meze, there is something to fit every taste.

The people of Cyprus

Enjoying an unhurried pace of life, with emphasis on family and friends and the simpler pleasures in life, those choosing to relocate to this enchanted island will be welcomed with true warmth by the friendly hospitable people of Cyprus. In addition, Cyprus enjoys a very clean environment and a very low crime rate.

Languages and Education

The Population of 850,000 Greek Cypriots is highly educated with 65% holding a university degree. The mother tongue is Greek with English tracing just behind, while other international languages such as German, French and Russian are widely spoken.

Governmental, Banking and Legal system

Cyprus retains much of the Government, Banking and Legal system that were bestowed to the newly independent nation in 1960 by the departing British Colonial Government.

Health

The Island enjoys a superb health system with hospitals and clinics in every town offering very high standards of medical treatment. The cost of health treatment is much lower than on the European mainland while for almost all medical cases including open heart surgery, kidney transplants and cancer treatment there are specialised centres on the island.

Health Insurance Schemes

These are available with local and international reputable Insurance Companies at very reasonable costs. Our Company will supply more information upon request.

University and College Education

The University of Cyprus and reputable colleges associated to British Universities offer higher education opportunities to Cypriot and international students. The colleges that are associated to British Universities use English as the teaching language.

Secondary and Primary Education

In each town of Cyprus there are secondary and primary schools for the thousands of expatriate English and Russian families living permanently or working with offshore companies on the island. English is used as the second language.

Telecommunications

Cyprus has an unparalleled telecommunications system for home and international calls and is directly connected with almost all countries of the world. The cost of mobile (G.S.M) telecommunications is similar to the rest of Europe.

Air Communications

The Island has two International airports at Larnaca and Paphos and there are many direct or connected daily flights mainly to all European Countries as well as North America, Asia and Africa.

Land Travel

All Towns are connected with highways making travel time a pleasant short excursion. It only takes 10 minutes from anywhere to get out of town, whilst distances are very short.