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Customs and Traditions of Cyprus

Customs and Traditions of Cyprus

Language and religious features According to Countryaah, official language of Cyprus is Greek. Turkish and English are also spoken. Some of the locals speak German and French. The main religion on the island is Orthodoxy. It is represented by 77% of the population of the Republic. Islam accounts for 18% and 5% for other religious movements. Cyprus iota religions. Therefore, carefully monitor your behavior so as not to offend the religious feelings of local residents. It is especially not recommended…

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Cyprus Arts

Cyprus Arts

Bronze age The culturally significant Bronze Age of Cyprus is divided into three main periods: early (2300–2000 BC), middle (2000–1600 BC) and late (1600–1050 BC) Bronze Age. The early Bronze Age is represented by sites (especially graves with additions), among other things. known in Vunus, Kurion, Phaneromeni (today Episcopi) and Philia with its jugs. The ceramics provided with incised patterns (crest decoration) and plastic decoration (red polished goods) show a great wealth of shapes. The imported goods included Syrian ceramics,…

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Cyprus Higher Education

Cyprus Higher Education

Cyprus is an island state in the eastern Mediterranean, located approx. 70 km south of Turkey and 400 km east of the Greek island of Rhodes. After many years of war against the English colonial power and partly between the Greek Cypriots and the Turkish Cypriots, Cyprus was declared an independent republic in 1960. In 1974, Turkish troops invaded and occupied approx. 40% of the island after the Greek Colonel’s coup attempt against the Cypriot president, Archbishop Makarios. In 1983, the…

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Vocational Training in Cyprus

Vocational Training in Cyprus

Cyprus has a university and several colleges where you can take all or part of your higher education. At college and higher level, the language of instruction is usually English. In the schools, the language of instruction is Greek in the southern part of Cyprus and Turkish in the Turkish Cypriot part. As one of countries starting with letter C listed on Countryaah, Cyprus was part of the Ottoman Empire from the 16th century until the end of the 19th…

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