Flag of Cyprus

Flag Cyprus, Banner Cyprus
Aspect ratio:
3:5
Vexillological symbol:
National flag on land and sea
Country:
Cyprus
Capital:
Nicosia
Size:
9.251 km²
Population:
775.927
Continent:
Europe
Languages:
Greek (south), Turkish (north), English widespread
Currency:
Cypriot pound (CYP); Northern Cyprus: Turkish lira (TRL)
accepted at:
15.08.1960

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White with a copper silhouette of the island ("Cyprus" derives from the Greek word for "copper") above two green crossed olive branches in the center of the flag.

Meaning

The olive branches symbolize the hope for peace between the Greek and Turkish parts of the island. Flag since Aug. 16, 1960.

Hymn

Composer: Νικόλαος Μάντζαρος (Nikolaos Mantzaros) Songwriter: Διονύσιος Σολωμός (Dionysios Solomos)