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1. Introduction
Cyprus, geographically speaking, is an Asian island country but under the Europe. Cyprus located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, is one of the most popular tourist resorts in the Mediterranean Sea. The legal sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus is the whole island and all the waters around island except some small parts of district because of the treaty where it says that it is allocated to UK as military base. In actual, Cyprus is separated into two parts: south and north. The Republic of Cyprus governs the 59% of the territory while the 37% of northern part is controlled by Turkey that is named as Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. But this political entity is just recognized by Turkey only. Cyprus becomes one member state of European Union in May 1st, 2004.
2. Travel guide
Cyprus has a typical Mediterranean climate. The long summer lasts from mid-May to mid-October when the average temperature is between 26 and 29. The winter lasts from November to February when the average temperature is between 10 and 13. Summer and winter are separated by the short autumn and spring. Since its pleasant climate and various sceneries, who loves the nature and outdoor activities will be interested in Cyprus where you can go fishing, hiking, mountain-climbing, golf and surfing. Cyprus has a small country but hospitable where they welcome the visitors and treat them as friends. Cyrus is the third largest island that is a hub with Europe, Asia and Africa. It is adjacent to Turkey and Greek and Italy, France, German and Gulf States are near Cyprus. Since the attracting landscape and pleasant climate, it is considered as a heaven for living. It is a beautiful island where there are beaches with sun shining, hills covered with pines, peaceful village and modern cities, luxury coastal hotel and natural and simple countries.
3. Attraction list
Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Famagusta, Paphos, Kyrenis, the painted churchs in the Troodos region, Salamis etc. Cyprus has the most famous SPA in Mediterranean. Here, SPA has already become a kind of art. Most of the hotels have world-class SPA facilities which supply a Mediterranean unique SPA treatment.
4. Visa
It is necessary for a Chinese citizen to apply for a visa to travel to Cyprus. It can be applied in the Cyprus Embassy in China.
There is no direct international flight from Shanghai to Larnaca. Tourists can transit in Moscow, Vienna, Paris, Dubai and other airports. Cyprus is being split now and Greece live under the southern republic government. Tourists enter into Cyprus through Larnaca and Paphos airports and Paphos and Limassol ports.
5. Other information
Official languages: Greek, Turkish
Currency: Euro
Voltage: 220/240 volt, three-pole plug as the British one.


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