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Language The official languages for Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. Greek is the predominant language for south Cyprus and Turkish is in the north Cyprus language. Greek is the official language which is spoken by approximately 23 million people in Cyprus. English is the second language which is widely spoken by the people. Now Russian is spoken. English is the sign of sophistication and Cypriots try to perfect their English. For Cypriots, it is very essential to learn Greek language. Visa When tourists want to visit to Cyprus they first must obtain a visa. The visa can be of short stay as travelers or long stay with the purpose of residence and employment. There is no need for a visa for short stays of 90 days but for long stays, a residence permit is required from the civil registration and migration department. Safety Terrorism is very low in Cyprus and tourist’s crimes are very rare in the country. Cyprus is very popular because it is very safe and friendly place. Emergency numbers are available at travel agencies, so that in case of any emergency, they can call an emergency number 112. Cypriots are good drivers and it is suggested to all tourists to take care on roads while traveling by cars.
March 28, 2010 change by nik.singh31
The local currency is the Cyprus Pound (CYP)