Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey

cyprus government

Republic. Mediation efforts by the UN seek to reunify the Greek and Turkish areas of the island under one federated system of government

cyprus geography

The third-largest island in the Mediterranean (one and one-half times the size of Delaware), Cyprus lies off the southern coast of Turkey and the western shore of Syria. The highest peak is Mount Olympus at 6,406 ft (1,953 m).

cyprus art

Concerning the arts, Cyprus was completely independent from Greece; it was more influenced by the East countries. There are no remains from public buildings, except from the Kingdom in Bouni(5th century b.d), which is far away from the Greek architecture standards. Common characteristics of all the ancient temples is the big inner yard surrounded with other smaller yards and small rooms
The Cyprus Dispute