Brief description of the country
Cyprus is recognized as the third largest island in the Mediterranean in terms of area and population. This is an island state with an area of more than 9 thousand square kilometers. The population is over 1 million people. Tourists from different countries come here every year.
The name of the island in Latin means copper. Previously, metal was mined in this place. There is also a version that Cyprus got its name from the cypress. These trees have been growing in the country for a long time. In Cyprus, the remains of Neolithic settlements have been preserved. You can visit the ruins of temples of ancient gods. It is believed that this is the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite. Cyprus is also one of the centers of Orthodoxy. There are more than 500 religious shrines here.
You can come here with the whole family. The country is recognized as one of the safest in the world. You can walk in national parks, relax on the beaches, surf or sail. For a beach holiday, it is best to come in summer or autumn. Spring is the perfect time to be active. Warm weather sets in February. It is very hot in July and August.