Cyprus is an island located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, with a terrestrial area of over 9,200km² and a marine area close to 98,000km². The dominant physical features on the island are the Troodos Mountains and the Mesaoria plain. Mount Olympus stands as the highest point, reaching 1,952m in elevation. Cyprus has a population of 1.2 million people, resulting in a population density of 123.4 people per km².


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species protected

under EU law


habitats protected

under EU law