CYPRUS - GENERAL INFORMATION
Population: 775 927
GNP: + 10,6%/ 3,8% (2005)
Official Language: Greek and Turkish
Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is a state situated on the island of the same name in the eastern part of Mediterranean. As to the geography, the Cyprus is coordinated to Asia.
Nevertheless, from the political, historical and cultural point of view, belongs to the Europe.
Since the Turkish invasion of 1974 is Cyprus practically divided, In 1983 there was founded the Northern-Cyprus-Turkish Republic, recognized by Turkey only.
The island is divided with three countries regions: parelell with the coast is situated the coast of Cyrenia with a peninsula Carpasia on the north, the central plateau Mesaoria and mountain massif of volcanic origin Trodos with the peak Olympos (1951 m) . which is the highest point of the island.
The local Mediterranian climate is to be characterized by hot summer and cold, for rains rich, winter.
The inevitable respective medical care is to be offered , owing to the character of the illness and supposed term of stay in the territory of Cyprus. The medical care is offered so as it was not necessary for the patient to return to the Czech Republic earlier as proposed. ( you have to pay for treatment at the dentist´s the participation amounting to CYP 1,20).
The health system of Cyprus does not cover the private doctors´ treatment as well as of the medical offices, with the exception of offering medical offices/doctors, being registered with the Regional Medicine Board.
The motor vehicles are driving on the left side of the road.
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.