Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Cyprus (CY). Explore satellite imagery of Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.
Cyprus (GPS: 35 00 N, 33 00 E) is located in the Middle East, an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey; note – Cyprus views itself as part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East, or both. The country’s area measurements are total: 9,251 sq km, land: 9,241 sq km, water: 10 sq km. This sovereign state is about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut. The total irrigated land is 460 sq km (2012).
One of Cyprus’s essential features is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and Sardinia). Several small Cypriot enclaves exist within the Dhekelia Sovereign Base Area.