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Type Island & Country
Usage English, Dutch

Meaning & History

From Greek Κυπρος (Kypros), which may get its name from the cypress tree (Greek κυπαρισσος). This is the name of an island country in the eastern Mediterranean. Although considered one nation by most other countries, the northern part of the island is occupied by Turkish forces and claims independence.
Other Languages & CulturesKypros(Ancient Greek) Zypern(German) Kypros(Greek) Cipro, Qubrus(Italian) Chipre(Spanish) Kıbrıs(Turkish)
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