Demographics of Cyprus
The people of Cyprus are broadly divided into two main ethnic communities, Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, who share many cultural traits but maintain distinct identities based on ethnicity, reli...
Demographics of Cyprus - Wikipedia
Religion in Cyprus
Christians make up 73% of the Cypriot population. Most Greek Cypriots, and thus the majority of the population of Cyprus, are members of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus (Church of Cy...
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Maronites in Cyprus
The Maronites in Cyprus are members of the Maronite Church whose ancestors migrated from the Levant during the Middle Ages. They traditionally speak their own variety of Arabic in addition to Greek. A...
Ayia Marina, Cyprus
Agia Marina (Greek: Αγία Μαρίνα (Σκυλλούρας); Turkish: Gürpınar) is a village in Cyprus, 24 km west of Nicosia. It takes its name from Saint Marina. De facto, Agia Marina is under the con...
Greek Cypriots
Greek Cypriots (Greek: Ελληνοκύπριοι; Turkish: Kıbrıslı Rumlar) are the ethnic Greek population of Cyprus, forming the island's largest ethnolinguistic community at 77% of the population. Gre...
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Indians in Cyprus
The community of Indians in Cyprus includes Indian expatriates in Cyprus, as well as Cypriot citizens of Indian origin or descent. Even though Cyprus has a much smaller community of Indians compared t...
Turkish Cypriot folk dances
Folklore occupies a very important place with the Turkish Cypriots, who due to their geographic location, have benefited from a variety of cultures. Romans, Byzantines, Venetians and Turks have all in...
Turkish Cypriot folk dances - Wikipedia
Islam in Cyprus
Islam in Cyprus was introduced when the island finally fell to Ottoman invaders in 1571. Prior to this, the Muslim presence on the island was itinerant, with Arab raiders intermittently visiting and p...
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Enclaved Greek Cypriots
Enclaved Greek Cypriots are the Greek Cypriots who have remained in enclaved villages in Northern Cyprus after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.
Eleni Foka was one of three Greek Cypriot pri...
Kurbetcha
Kurbetcha (or Gurbetcha) is a creole language with what appears to be predominantly Romani vocabulary and Cypriot Turkish grammar, spoken by the Kurbet (Roma) of Cyprus. The Kurbet have traditionally ...
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Armenians in Cyprus
Armenians in Cyprus or Armenian-Cypriots (Armenian: Կիպրահայեր, Greek: Αρμενοκύπριοι, Turkish: Kıbrıs Ermenileri) are ethnic Armenians who live in Cyprus. They are a recognized minority wi...
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Maronite Church
The Syriac Maronite Church of Antioch (ܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܡܪܘܢܝܬܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ‎ ʿīṯo suryoiṯo morunoiṯo d'anṭiokia; Arabic: الكنيسة الأنطاكية السريانية المارونية‎ al-Kanīsa al-Anṭākiyya al-Sur...
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Karpaseia
Karpaseia or Karpasha (Greek: Kαρπάσια [[kar̥ˈpaʃa]]; Turkish: Karpaşa) is a village in Cyprus, 2 km south of Myrtou. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus.Karpaseia is th...
Kormakitis
Kormakitis (Cypriot Maronite Arabic: Kurmajit; Greek: Κορμακίτης, Kormakítis; Turkish: Kormacit or Koruçam) is a small village in Northern Cyprus. Kormakitis is one of four traditionally Maro...
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History of the Jews in Cyprus
The history of the Jews in Cyprus dates back to the 3rd century BCE, after trade relations had been established between Cyprus and the Land of Israel. The Jews had close relationships with many of the...
History of the Jews in Cyprus - Wikipedia
Cypriot Greek
Cypriot Greek (Greek: κυπριακή ελληνική) is the variety of Modern Greek that is spoken by the majority of the Cypriot populace and diaspora Greek Cypriots. It is a markedly divergent variety; it d...
Asomatos, Kyrenia
Asomatos (Greek: Ασώματος (Κερύνειας); Turkish: Özhan) is a village near Myrtou in northern Cyprus. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus.Asomatos was the second largest Maronit...
Hinduism in Cyprus
The Indian community in Cyprus, which numbered around two hundred a few years ago now stands at around 2,000.
While the number of permanent residents is very small, the major chunk of the communit...
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Turkish Cypriots
Turkish Cypriots (Turkish: Kıbrıs Türkleri or Kıbrıslı Türkler; Greek: Τουρκοκύπριοι) are ethnic Turks living in or originating from Cyprus. Following the Ottoman conquest of the island in 157...
Turkish Cypriots - Wikipedia