There are currently 8 Citizen Service Centers in Cyprus. In Greek, they are known as KEP – Κέντρο Εξυπηρέτησης του Πολίτη. The first was opened in Nicosia on 12th December 2005, and more opened in other areas over the next few years. The aim of these Citizen’s Service Centre’s is to improve the structure and […]
Please note the changes for British Passport Applications which take effect from 15th April 2013. All the information needed to complete the passport application process is available online at https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports.
Cyprus has mostly a dry and warm climate all year round, but it does also see snow on the Troodos mountains from around January to March. There are also rainy days usually during the winter months, which can sometimes bring very heavy rainfall in a short time. It can feel sweltering during July and August, […]
Cyprus is in the Eastern European Time Zone (EET) and it observes daylight saving time (DST) with the exception of the Turkish occupied north. This means that the time in Cyprus is always 2 hours ahead of the UK because the clocks go back 1 hour for winter, and forward 1 hour for summer the […]
This is the map of Cyprus shown in slightly larger size. As is detailed on most Cyprus maps, you will see the area to the North of the ‘United Nations Buffer Zone’ line is occupied by Turkey since its 1974 invasion. Also shown are the UK Sovereign Base Areas (SBA’s) of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, and […]
The national flag of the Republic of Cyprus came into use on 16th August 1960, under the Zürich and London Agreements, whereby a constitution was drafted and Cyprus was proclaimed an independent state. Symbolism of the Cyprus Flag What is the meaning behind the symbols? Until 2008 and the Kosovo flag, Cyprus was the only […]