Cyprus Table of Contents
Formal Name: Republic of Cyprus.
Short Form: Cyprus.
Term for Nationals: Cypriot(s).
Political Status: Former British colony. Achieved independence August 1960. Since mid-1974, northern 37 percent of island under separate Turkish Cypriot administration. "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus"
["TRNC"], proclaimed unilaterally in November 1983, not recognized internationally except by Turkey as of early 1992.
Data as of January 1991