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Cyprus History

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Sebastián Campos

on 30 April 2013

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Transcript of Cyprus History

Cyprus Nicosia Rome East Roman Empire: Byzantine Empire Ottoman:
-Settlement 1570 VS 1964 1974 Capitol TURKEY People and society Languages: Greek (official), Turkish (official), English
Religions: Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, other (includes Maronite and Armenian Apostolic) 4%
Population: 1,155,403 (July 2013 est.) country comparison to the world: 160
Population growth rate: 1.571% (2012 est.) country comparison to the world: 76
Birth rate: 11.44 births/1,000 population (2012 est.) country comparison to the world: 168
Death rate: 6.48 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.) country comparison to the world: 151
Net migration rate: 10.75 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 11
Life expectancy at birth: country comparison to the world: 56. Total population: 78 years. Male: 75.21 years. Female: 80.92 years (2012 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.46 children born/woman (2013 est.) country comparison to the world: 195
Health expenditures: 6% of GDP (2010) country comparison to the world: 106
Sanitation facility access: Improved: Urban: 100% of population. Rural: 100% of population. Total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Education expenditures: 7.9% of GDP (2009). Country comparison to the world: 13
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 97.6%. Male: 98.9%. Female: 96.3% (2001 census)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 14 years. Male: 14 years. Female: 14 years (2008)

Economy GDP – per capita (PPP) $26,900 (2012 est.):
country comparison to the world: 56
$28,000 (2011 est.)
$28,600 (2010 est.)
note: data are in 2012 US dollars

Labor force – by occupation
agriculture: 8.5%
industry: 20.5%
services: 71% (2006 est.)

Exports – commodities:
citrus, potatoes, pharmaceuticals, cement, clothing

*Economy of the area administered by the Turkish Cypriots:
GDP - per capita: $11,700 (2007 est.)
Export - commodities: citrus, dairy, potatoes, textiles.
Government Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal
Government type: republic
Legal system: mixed legal system of English common law and civil law with Greek Orthodox religious law influence Meat meze with sliced luntza (Pok tenderloin which is brined, marinaded and smoked),
chiromeri, onions and olives Bamies Taramosalata, a fish roe dip Moussaka Dried and salted cod
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