Known as the birth place of the Olympian Goddess of Love and Beauty, Aphrodite, Cyprus attracts millions of tourists yearly. Situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus is the third largest island in the region. It is a cross road between three continents Africa, Asia and Europe.
Nicosia is the capital of the island and the last divided capital in the world due to the invasion of Turkey in 1974. To pass the border named as the Green Line you have to show your passport and pay a fee.
In North Cyprus are inhabited the Turks and Turkish Cypriots while in South Cyprus, which is a member of the European Union since 2004, are inhabited the Greek Cypriots and many other ethnicities.
Cyprus is a multicultural island and according to recent data the total population of the South part of the island is approximately 888 000 (Demographic Statistics, Cyprus Government, 2019).