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Last verified: Tuesday, 12. November 2019 at 07:23 AM

Cyprus Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Cyprus is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.3 / 5

Travelling Cyprus is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.3 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Advice scoring history for Cyprus

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Cyprus.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Cyprus from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.3 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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Exercise normal safety and security precautions in Cyprus.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/cyprus

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions when traveling in Cyprus. Do not attempt to enter the United Nations buffer zone at any place other than a designated crossing point. Police and UN forces strictly enforce this restriction. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/cyprus-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Det är tryggt att resa i Cypern bara man är normalt försiktig. På grund av situationen i Cyperns närområden har de cypriotiska myndigheterna höjt hotnivån till medelnivån på en skala med tre nivåer. Var uppmärksam i vänstertrafiken.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/CY

Individual rating changes for Cyprus

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Cyprus. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Cyprus changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Cyprus with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Cyprus with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Cyprus with a rating of 2.0.

About Cyprus

Cyprus with its capital Nicosia is a country in Europe (Western Asia), about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut (9,250 km²). The country is located Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey. The climate can be described as temperate; Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool winters. The landscape is central plain with mountains to north and south; scattered but significant plains along southern coast. With a population of about 0.79 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Nicosia
Population less than one million
Size 9.250 km²
Size comparable to about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut
Common languages Modern Greek, English, Turkish
Currency Pound (short: CYP)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +357
Internet Top Level Domain .cy
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CY
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CYP
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 196

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Cyprus is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • coastal degradation
  • increased salination in the north)
  • loss of wildlife habitats from urbanization
  • sea water intrusion to island's largest aquifer
  • seasonal disparity in rainfall
  • water pollution from sewage and industrial wastes
  • water resource problems (no natural reservoir catchments

Natural hazzards

  • droughts
  • moderate earthquake activity

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Cyprus. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. beverage processing
  2. cement
  3. clay
  4. clay products
  5. clothing
  6. copper
  7. food
  8. foodstuffs
  9. furniture
  10. gypsum

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. cheese
  3. citrus
  4. citrus fruit
  5. dairy
  6. grapes
  7. lamb
  8. olives
  9. pork
  10. potatoes

Cypriot Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Cyprus.

Export products

  1. cement
  2. citrus
  3. clothing
  4. pharmaceuticals
  5. potatoes

Import products

  1. consumer goods
  2. lubricants
  3. machinery
  4. petroleum
  5. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Cyprus?

Cyprus is currently rated at 1,3 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Travelling Cyprus is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Cyprus in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Cyprus.

How many travel advisories do you know for Cyprus?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Cyprus.

What is the size of Cyprus?

Cyprus has a size of 9,250 km² or 3,571 mi² which is about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.