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  1. Lusignans as the kings of Cyprus, Jerusalem and Armenia (since 1393) See also: List of Cypriot consorts House of Lusignan Guy (1192–1194) Aimery (1194–1205) Hugh I (1205–1218) Henry I (1218–1253) (Le Gros) Hugh II (1253–1267) (Huguet) Hugh III (1267–1284) John I (1284–1285) Henry II (1285–1324) Amalric of Tyre (1306–1310), regent

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    On 16 August 1960, Cyprus attained independence after the Zürich and London Agreement between the United Kingdom, Greece and Turkey. Cyprus had a total population of 573,566; of whom 442,138 (77.1%) were Greeks, 104,320 (18.2%) Turks, and 27,108 (4.7%) others.

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    Human habitation of Cyprus dates back to the Paleolithic era. Cyprus's geographic position has caused Cyprus to be influenced by differing Eastern Mediterranean civilisations over the millennia. Periods of Cyprus's history from 1050 BC have been named according to styles of pottery found as follows: Cypro-Geometric I: 1050-950 BC Cypro-Geometric II...

    Cyprus was settled by humans in the Paleolithic period who coexisted with various dwarf animal species, such as dwarf elephants and pygmy hippos well into the Holocene. There are claims of an association of this fauna with artifacts of Epipalaeolithic foragers at Aetokremnos near Limassol on the southern coast of Cyprus. The first undisputed settle...

    In the Bronze Age the first cities, such as Enkomi, were built. Systematic copper mining began, and this resource was widely traded. Mycenaean Greeks were undoubtedly inhabiting Cyprus from the late stage of the Bronze Age, while the island's Greek name is already attested from the 15th century BC in the Linear B script. The Cypriot syllabic script...

    The early Iron Age on Cyprus follows the Submycenaean period of the Late Bronze Age. It is divided into the Geometric and Archaic periods. Foundations myths documented by classical authors connect the foundation of numerous Cypriot towns with immigrant Greek heroes in the wake of the Trojan war. For example, Teucer, brother of Aias was supposed to ...

    The first written source shows Cyprus under Assyrian rule. A stela found 1845 in Kition commemorates the victory of king Sargon II in 709 over the seven kings in the land of Ia', in the district of Iadnana or Atnana. The former is supposedly the Assyrian name of the island, while some authors take the latter to mean Greece. There are other inscript...

    After the division of the Roman Empire into an eastern half and a western half, Cyprus came under the rule of Constantinople. At that time, its bishop, while still subject to the Church, was made autocephalous by the Council of Ephesus. The Arabs and Muslims invaded Cyprus in force in the 650s, but in 688, the emperor Justinian II and the caliph Ab...

  4. The ten city-kingdoms of ancient Cyprus were the Greek, Graeco- Phoenician or Graeco- Eteocypriot, states listed in an inscription of the Assyrian king Esarhaddon in 673-672 BC: Paphos, Πάφος (Greek) Salamis, Σαλαμίς (Greek) Soloi, Σόλοι (Greek) Kourion, Κούριον (Greek) Chytroi, Χῦτροι (Greek) Kition, Κίτιον (Graeco-Phoenician)

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    Cyprus became independent from the British Empire in 1960 following the London and Zürich Agreements of 19 February 1959. Makarios IIIbecame its first president. The Turk Cypriots was suppressed. In July 1974, Turkey invaded and Greek Cypriots where forced to move to the south, while Turk Cypriots was foreced to move to the north. Since then the no...

    Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia. There are two mountain ranges, the Troodos Mountains and the smaller Kyrenia Range. The Pedieos River is the longest on the island. The highest point on Cyprus is Mount Olympusat 1,952 metres (6,404 feet). The Republic of Cyprus is only on...

    The Republic of Cyprus is a constitutional presidential republic. Each president is elected for a five-year term. The president has a lot of power. Cyprus is the only member of the European Union that is governed by a presidential system of government. It is one of few countries (along with San Marino) to have had a democratically-elected communist...

    The Republic of Cyprus is divided into six districts: Nicosia, Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol and Paphos. These are not the same as those of Northern Cyprus.

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