Cyprus Country Code +357

Country calling code +357

Alpha-2 Code CY

Alpha-3 Code CYP


About Cyprus

Cyprus (/ˈsaɪprəs/ (About this soundlisten); Greek: Κύπρος [ˈcipros]; Turkish: Kıbrıs [ˈkɯbɾɯs]), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, lit. 'Cypriot Republic'; Turkish: Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti, lit. 'Republic of Cyprus'), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is the third-largest, and the third-most populous island in the Mediterranean, located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, north of Israel, the Palestinian region of the Gaza Strip and Egypt, and southeast of Greece. The earliest known human activity on the island dates to around the 10th millennium BC. Archaeological remains from this period include the well-preserved Neolithic village of Khirokitia, and Cyprus is home to some of the oldest water wells in the world. Cyprus was settled by Mycenaean Greeks in two waves in the 2nd millennium BC. As a strategic location in the Middle East, it was subsequently occupied by several major powers, including the empires of the Assyrians, Egyptians and Persians, from whom the island was seized in 333 BC by Alexander the Great. Subsequent rule by Ptolemaic Egypt, the Classical and Eastern Roman Empire, Arab caliphates for a short period, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians, was followed by over three centuries of Ottoman rule between 1571 and 1878 (de jure until 1914)...


Cyprus Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 35°10'2"N / 33°26'7"E
  • CAPITAL: Nicosia
  • POPULATION: 1,204,761
  • AREA: 9,240 Km2
  • GDP: $22,054,225,828
  • TELEPHONES: 373,200
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 252,013
  • INTERNET USERS: 433,900

How to Call Cyprus from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Cyprus from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 357, the country code for Cyprus.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Cyprus

  • LANGUAGES: Greek (official) 80.9%, Turkish (official) 0.2%, English 4.1%, Romanian 2.9%, Russian 2.5%, Bulgarian 2.2%, Arabic 1.2%, Filippino 1.1%, other 4.3%, unspecified 0.6% (2011 est.)
  • CURRENCY: Euro (EUR)
  • ELECTRICITY:

    Type G British 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia & Singapore
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 13 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type G

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LOCAL TIME

TIME ZONE

UTC/GMT +3 hours


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