Common questions

What type of government is Cyprus?

What type of government is Cyprus?

Unitary state
Presidential systemConstitutional republic

Does Turkey Own Cyprus?

Recognised only by Turkey, Northern Cyprus is considered by all other states to be part of the Republic of Cyprus. A buffer zone under the control of the United Nations stretches between Northern Cyprus and the rest of the island and divides Nicosia, the island’s largest city and capital of both sides.

How does Cyprus make money?

Cyprus Economy 2020, CIA World Factbook. Economy – overview: The area of the Republic of Cyprus under government control has a market economy dominated by a services sector that accounts for more than four-fifths of GDP. Tourism, finance, shipping, and real estate have traditionally been the most important services.

Who is the prime minister of Cyprus?

President of Cyprus

President of the Republic of Cyprus
Incumbent Nicos Anastasiades since 28 February 2013
Member of European Council
Residence Presidential Palace
Appointer Direct popular vote

Is there a House of Representatives in Cyprus?

Cyprus portal. The House of Representatives (Greek: Βουλή των Αντιπροσώπων Voulī́ tōn Antiprosṓpōn; Turkish: Temsilciler Meclisi) is the parliament of the Republic of Cyprus.

How are the members of the Turkish Cypriot parliament elected?

Members and three observers representing the Armenian, Latin and Maronite minorities are elected by proportional representation every five years. 30% of seats are allocated to the Turkish Cypriot community, but these have been vacant since 1964.

What was the Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus?

The Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus was a given one, worked out by a composite constitutional committee. Though it safeguards the fundamental freedoms and rights of the citizens, at the same time it comprises divisive elements that from the very outset acted as an impediment to the smooth course and development of the State.

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