Cyprus is situated in the middle of the ancient world (Syria, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, Greece and Crete). For this reason the island accepted many different cultures. So it is not surprising that Cyprus has experienced a very ancient culture.

The geographical position of Cyprus between the three continents of Europe, Asia and Africa helps the island to develop trade and tourism relations with countries in these continents.

The Suez Canal is a short distance on the southern coast of Cyprus.

The oil-producing Middle East countries are very close in Cyprus and the movement of oil, this valuable form of energy to Europe is done through the Suez Canal or through pipelines leading to the coastal cities of Lebanon, Syria and Turkey which are within walking distance to the east of Cyprus.

The Black Sea Motorway – Bosporus-Dardanelles-Marmara-Aegean-Mediterranean region is a short distance north of Cyprus. This helped a lot the spread of Greek culture and the development of Greek commerce.

Member of THE EU

As a member of the European Union since 2004 and the European Monetary Union since 2008, Cyprus is committed quality, efficiency and transparency in transactions. Its EU membership ensures safety and stability for investors, also offering them market access to more than 500 million EU citizens.

Beaches & Sunshine

Cyprus is known for its powdery white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear, turquoise water. It is worth to mention that 57 beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag. Also, the climate on the island is Mediterranean with hot Summer and mild winters, where 300 days a year are sunny!

Efficient banking

The Cypriot banking system is properly designed for ease of doing business, which is an added benefit for foreign businesses. Cyprus has a very organized banking system that consistently takes care of the diverse needs of individuals and companies, with a lot of multilingual employees ready to provide their services.

Culture in Cyprus

Cyprus has a long history and a rich culture that spans 11.000 years, making it one of the oldest civilisations in the Mediterranean - as evidenced by the many fascinating cultural sights, museums, monuments etc. A number of the island’s sights are on Unesco’s list of World Heritage Sites.


Discover the warm glittering shores of the mainland, the rolling mountains, the oasis of the Troodos Mountain range and the rare plants that peep out amidst waterfalls. We can’t omit the migrating flamingos frequenting in salt lakes, and many other significant species passing through or nesting.