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  1. 1. Cyprus Violet Lindsay Mr. Sweeney Grade 8C
  2. 2. Where Cyprus is located This is where Cyprus is and what country are near it This is 1. Cyprus is in the middle Cyprus east 2. It is near Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Egypt and Greece.
  3. 3. Geographic Features of Cyprus 1. The island has mountains in the North named Pentadactylos in the southern and western named Troodos. 2. It has dry summers and rainy winters. 3. There are rare dust storms throughout the year.
  4. 4. Climate of Cyprus 1. Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate. No matter what time of the year, it is always warmer than northern climates. Air Temp Months C Jan 18 Feb 19 This table Mar 21 shows the Apr 23 temps of the May 27 average for all Jun 30 of the mouths. Jul 36 Aug 36 Sep 32 Oct 28 Nov 24 Dec 17
  5. 5. Environment of Cyprus 1. The Cyprus hedgehog has one different feature witch is different from the other hedgehogs, it has extremely long ears. 2. You can see 347 different species of bird in Cyprus, but there are only 7 of those that are only found in Cyprus.
  6. 6. History of Cyprus Aug. 14, July 15, 1960 1963 1974 Dec. 2005 1974 Turkish Cypriots Cyprus gains Athens-backed Following the breakdown of begin building a independence Intercomm supporters of union with talks, Turkey launches a bridge in Nicosia from colonial unal Greece try to overthrow second large-scale military to ease ruler Britain, fighting the president, Greek operation. In two days, Turkish movement of the which still breaks out Orthodox Archbishop forces extend their control and Turkish army, maintains two between Makarios, who barely eventually capture about 37 angering Greek sovereign Greek and escapes. The coup percent of the island. Some Cypriots and military bases Turkish collapses eight days 240,000 Greek and Turkish frustrating plans on the island. Cypriots. later. Meanwhile, Turkey Cypriots are forced to move to for a new invades Cyprus on July opposite sides of the island. crossing at Ledra 20. A cease-fire is Turkey keeps around 40,000 Street in the heart declared a couple of troops on the island. of divided days later but not Nicosia. adhered to in many parts of the island.
  7. 7. Customs and Traditions of Cyprus 1. The culture can be traditional and customs. 2. Some of the celebrations are for wedding ceremonies, feast days, birth, children starting school, est. 3. Another important characteristic of the Turkish Cypriots is their hospitality.
  8. 8. Government of Cyprus • The republic of Cyprus was created in 1960. • The 1960 constitution did not succeed in providing the frame work. • The Republic of Cyprus gained its independence in 1960
  9. 9. Economy of Cyprus • Cyprus has an open, free- market, service-based economy with some light manufacturing. • Erratic growth rates in the 1990s reflect the economy's vulnerability to swings in tourist arrivals, caused by political instability on the island and fluctuations.
  10. 10. Tourism in Cyprus • Tell about the points of interest in your country that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. • there’s alot of different things you can do in cyprus. There are all cineds of musums as well. • CYPRUS MUSEUM-Priceless and fascinating collection of Cypriot antiquities and art treasures from the Neolithic Age to the early Byzantine Period. • FOLK ART MUSEUM- these’scollection of Cypriot folk art of the 19th and early 20th century,
  11. 11. Physical side of cyprus • Cyprus consists of two mountainous regions, separated by the Mesaoria plain. • The Troodos, the southern mountain group, is taller with the highest peak, Mount Olympus, rising 1952 metres above sea level. 11
  12. 12. Bibliography • georaphical-features-of-cyprus.html • • • Cyprus-Online-Fauna.php • Cyprus-Online-Customs-and-Traditions.php • • EU-GEN-Cyprus-Timeline.php • images/home-hands.jpg •