ΚΥΠΡΟ΢-CHIPRE-CYPRUS   My Country In NumbersA presentation prepared by Trimiklini Elementary School as part of the Comeniu...
NUMBERS ABOUT: Size Population Religion Languages Climate Education Standard of Living Electric Current - Time Zon...
SIZE The third largest Mediterranean island  after Sicily and Sardinia Cyprus is located in the East  Mediterranean Basi...
POPULATION   Greek Cypriot community 672.800 or 75,4%   Turkish Cypriot community 89.200 or 10,0%   Foreign residents 1...
RELIGION Greek Orthodox 78% Muslim 18% Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and  other 4%
LANGUAGES The local population is Greek speaking  with a Cypriot accent. Cyprus was once a British colony  resulting in ...
CLIMATE & TEMPERATURE   Cyprus enjoys the best Mediterranean climate with    approximately 340 days of sunshine per year....
EDUCATION At all levels of education, there were 1.277 educational  institutions, 179.702 pupils/students and 16.345  tea...
EDUCATION The most popular fields of study were: Business and  Administration 12,1%, Health 10,8%, Social and behavioral ...
STANDARD OF LIVING Cyprus provides a fairly  high, European level standard of  living. The annual per capita income is  a...
Electricity – Time Zone –    Telephone Numbers Time Zone: + 2 GMT Electric Current: 220-240 Volt Telephone number forma...
Thank you all for     your attentionKöszönöm      Obrigado                               Merci            Ευχαριστώ Bedank...
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Cyprus my country in numbers

  1. 1. ΚΥΠΡΟ΢-CHIPRE-CYPRUS My Country In NumbersA presentation prepared by Trimiklini Elementary School as part of the Comenius Project “Under The Same Sky”
  2. 2. NUMBERS ABOUT: Size Population Religion Languages Climate Education Standard of Living Electric Current - Time Zone - Telephone Numbers
  3. 3. SIZE The third largest Mediterranean island after Sicily and Sardinia Cyprus is located in the East Mediterranean Basin 75 kilometers (47 miles) south of Turkey. The island has an area of 9,251 square kilometers (3,571 square miles) and a coastline of 648 kilometers (402 miles).
  4. 4. POPULATION Greek Cypriot community 672.800 or 75,4% Turkish Cypriot community 89.200 or 10,0% Foreign residents 130.400 or 14,6% The religious groups which belong to the Greek Cypriot community totaled: (i) Armenians 2.700 or 0,4% of the Greek Cypriot community and 0,3% of the total population (ii) Maronites 4.800 or 0,7% of the Greek Cypriot community and 0,5% of the total population (ii) Latins 900 or 0,1% of the Greek Cypriot community and 0,1% of the total population
  5. 5. RELIGION Greek Orthodox 78% Muslim 18% Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%
  6. 6. LANGUAGES The local population is Greek speaking with a Cypriot accent. Cyprus was once a British colony resulting in over 80% of the population speaking English apart from Greek. It is also useful to note that all street signs, direction signs, shop signs etc. are written both in Greek and English. Knowledge of German, French, Russian and other European languages is increasing with the Island tourist trade.
  7. 7. CLIMATE & TEMPERATURE Cyprus enjoys the best Mediterranean climate with approximately 340 days of sunshine per year. The swimming season practically starts from April and does not end until November. Pine forests are close to the coast and it is possible to ski in the mountains and swim in the blue Mediterranean all in the same day. Average temperatures comparison Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Avg Sep Oct Nov Dec Cyprus 17 18 21 23 27 30 32 32 31 28 23 18 London 5 5 8 11 14 17 18 18 16 12 9 6 Paris 4 5 7 10 13 16 19 19 15 11 7 5 Moscow -8 -7 -2 6 12 17 18 16 11 5 -2 -6 Amsterdam 5 5 8 12 16 19 21 21 18 14 9 6 Tokyo 15 5 6 9 14 18 21 25 27 24 13 8
  8. 8. EDUCATION At all levels of education, there were 1.277 educational institutions, 179.702 pupils/students and 16.345 teachers, giving a pupil/teacher ratio of 11,0. Of the total number of pupils/students, 69,5% were enrolled in public schools and 30,5% in private schools. The enrolments of pupils/students by level of education were as follows: Pre-school and Pre-primary 27.420, Primary 55.552, Secondary 65.445, Tertiary 30.986 and Special education 299. Cypriot students abroad totaled 21.473. Their distribution by level of education was as follows: Tertiary non-university 385 or 1,8%, Tertiary University Undergraduate 18.712 or 87,1%, Tertiary Postgraduate (Master’s) 1.886 or 8,8% and Doctoral (Ph.D) 490 or 2,3%.
  9. 9. EDUCATION The most popular fields of study were: Business and Administration 12,1%, Health 10,8%, Social and behavioral sciences 9,4%, Humanities 9,2%, Engineering 8,3%, Architecture and building 6.9% and Teacher training and Education science 6,7%. The main countries of study were: Greece 54,7%, United Kingdom 35,4%, U.S.A. 2,2%, Bulgaria 1,5%, Hungary 1,2%, France 0,9%, and Germany 0,8%. The current public cost per pupil/student in public schools by level of education was as follows: Pre-school and Pre-primary €5.510, Primary €5.401, Secondary €8.604 and Tertiary €13.679.
  10. 10. STANDARD OF LIVING Cyprus provides a fairly high, European level standard of living. The annual per capita income is about US 27,000. The overall cost of living averages about 1/3 to 2/3 of most parts of Europe, Japan or the USA. A recent international poll showed Cyprus towns to have one of the lowest costs of living within a developed nation.
  11. 11. Electricity – Time Zone – Telephone Numbers Time Zone: + 2 GMT Electric Current: 220-240 Volt Telephone number format for largest cities: Famagusta: 23xxxxxx Larnaca: 24xxxxxx Limassol: 25xxxxxx Nicosia: 22xxxxxx Paphos: 26xxxxxx How to dial a fixed telephone number in Cyprus: e.g. 00 357 25xxxxxx (Limassol Number) How to dial to Cyprus cellular Dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 00 357 99xxxxxx 00 357 97xxxxxx 00 357 96xxxxxx 00 357 95xxxxxx
  12. 12. Thank you all for your attentionKöszönöm Obrigado Merci Ευχαριστώ Bedankt Gracias Danke schön Paldies
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