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General Information

The official languages of Cyprus are Greek, Turkish.

The national currency of Cyprus is Euro (EUR).

1 EUR equals  .
equals  EUR.

Location

Cyprus

The distance from to Cyprus is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Cyprus. Exercise normal precautions when traveling in Cyprus. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Cyprus is 29. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 or 199 to call the police in Cyprus.

LGBT

Cyprus has a score of 1 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Cyprus ranks #57 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in the Republic of Cyprus or in the area administered by the Turkish Cypriots. Despite broad legal protections, LGBTI individuals sometimes face societal discrimination and few are open about their sexual orientation or gender identity. Although public attitudes tend to be socially conservative in Cyprus, the U.S. Embassy has not received reports of violence against LGBTI travelers.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Cyprus should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Cyprus:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Cyprus to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Cyprus differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Cyprus, the standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Cyprus and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 54–75°F  /  12–24°C 56% 4%
Sat November 09 59–77°F  /  15–25°C 54% 1%
Sun November 10 60–77°F  /  15–25°C 50% 4%
Mon November 11 61–79°F  /  16–26°C 51% 5%
Tue November 12 61–78°F  /  16–26°C 42% 1%
Wed November 13 60–77°F  /  16–25°C 45% 0%
Thu November 14 57–74°F  /  14–23°C 61% 20%
Fri November 15 56–72°F  /  14–22°C 84% 13%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:16 am and sets at 04:49 pm. This equates to 10.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Cyprus, it is in . When the sun sets in Cyprus, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Cyprus is 4.00 EUR. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.50 EUR. Every hour of waiting time costs 19.25 EUR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Cyprus.

The minimum driving age is 17.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 EUR in Cyprus.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 6.51 EUR.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Cyprus is 17.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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