The General Picture
|Population||1.141 Million (2013 estimation)|
|Languages||Greek & English|
|Time Zone||GMT +2|
|Exchange Rates||Click here|
Smoking in Public Places
Since the 1.1.2010, smoking has been prohibited in enclosed public areas in Cyprus. This ban extends to all bars, restaurants, nightclubs, workplaces, public transport, healthcare establishments, laboratories, pharmacies, indoor sports facilities, hotels, stores selling food and drink, etc...
Cyprus Plug Type
We use British plugs so come prepared or buy adaptors from a local store. It is the “G” type with the recommended residential voltage of 240V (Volts) and frequency of 50Hz (Hertz).
Free Wireless Internet Access
Enjoy free internet access using your mobile phone, laptop or other device from one of the many wireless internet spots available at hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants. Remember to ask for the access code. Free wi-fi hotspots are also available in many of the towns public squares.
Taxi: There are many private taxis operating in Cyprus. As they work freely and independently the prices may vary.
Buses: Cyprus offers a modern bus transportation system, follow the links attached to get the information you need according to the area you wish to visit: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaka, Pafos, AyiaNapa, Protaras/Paralimni, Mountains.
|New Years Day||1st January|
|Epiphany Day||6th January|
|Green Monday (Lent)||Varies|
|1821 Greek National Revolution||25th March|
|1955 Cypriot Revolution||1st April|
|Labor Day||1st May|
|'Kataklism' (Monday of Holy Spirit)||Varies|
|Assumption Day||15th August|
|Independence Day (Cyprus)||1st October|
|'Ohi Day' Greek National Day||28th October|
|Christmas Day||25th December|
Local Prefix Codes
International Prefix Codes
|Saudi Arabia||00 966|
|U.A. Emirates||00 971|
|United Kingdom||00 44|