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If this is the first time you have opportunity to visit Cyprus, check out the following interesting facts. It will help you understand more clearly about this country. You will know what you want to know and where you should visit in Cyprus.

  1. On average, there are only 40 days of of rainfall each year in Cyprus. The weather in Cyprus is known for its sunshine almost around year, with more than 300 sunny days during the year.
  2. Cyprus is rich natural copper resources Island. In the Copper and Bronze Ages, it is the wealthiest nation in the world at this time for exporting copper to other countries.
  3. Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, is divided by “The Green Line”, also known as the UN buffer zone. It is the only capital in the world that is divided between two nations. It has a northern (Turkish) section and a southern (Greek) section.
  4. Cyprus with UK, the republic of Ireland and Malta are the only four countries in the EU that drive on the left.
  5. Some of the world’s oldest water wells can be found in Cyprus.
  6. There are three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cyprus, including the town of Paphos, the Painted Churches in the Troodos Region and the Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia.
  7. Cypriots are big-time foodies but despite being an Island nation, they do not like fish that much. In fact, most of their traditional foods are meat-base, like kleftiko, koupepia, souvla, sheftalia and loukanika.
  8. Cyprus is the first nation to include the shape of its country on its Flag.
  9. More than 45 beaches on Cyprus have been awarded the EU Blue Flag for cleanliness & safety.
  10. Approximately 10,000 flamingos temporarily stop over to feed at the Larnaca Salt Lake every autumn during their migration towards the south.
  11. There are about 20 rare species of orchid are found in Cyprus.