Flag of Cyprus

Flag Cyprus, Banner Cyprus
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National flag on land and sea
9.251 km²
Greek (south), Turkish (north), English widespread
Cypriot pound (CYP); Northern Cyprus: Turkish lira (TRL)
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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.


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


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

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Cyprus

This is what an AI says about the Cyprian flag
The flag of Cyprus is a symbol of the independence and unity of the country. It consists of white and green stripes with a golden eagle in the center. The colors symbolize the history, culture and belonging of the country. The flag was officially introduced in 1960.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Cyprian flag
The national flag of Cyprus is a combination of the flags of Greece and Turkey. It was first used in 1960 when Cyprus became a republic. The flag has a white cross on a blue background, which is a symbol of Greek culture and the Turkish flag is red-white-red.
This is how an AI describes the Cyprian flag
The national flag of Cyprus is a horizontal flag in white, red and orange. In the center is a white five-pointed star in red, framed by two olive branches. The star symbolizes the hope for unity of the country, while the olive branches represent peace. The colors red, white and orange represent the three ethnic groups in Cyprus.

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