Cyprus Political Map
Cyprus Country Information:
Cyprus is located in the Middle East. Cyprus is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Dekeleia to the east, and Akrotiri to the south.
Cyprus Bordering Countries:
Akanthou, Akrotiri, Ammochostos (Famagusta, Gazimagusa), Aradhippou, Athienou, Chakistra, Dhali, Dhavlos, Episkopi, Famagusta, Kato Lakatamia, Khirokitia, Kiti, Kokkina, Ktima, Kyrenia, Kythrea, Lapithos, Laranca, Larnaka, Lefkoniko, Lefkosia (Nicosia, Lefkosa), Lemesos (Limassol), Limassol, Louroujina, Mavroli, Melini, Morphou, Pafos, Palekhori, Pano Lefkara, Paphos, Paralimni, Pelendria, Peyla, Polis, Prastio, Rizokarpaso, Trikomo, Varosha, Xeros, Yialousa and Zyyi.
Akrotiri Bay, Cape Apostolos Andreas, Cape Arnauti, Cape Gata, Cape Greco, Cape Kormakiti, Famagusta Bay, Mediterranean Sea and Morphou Bay.
Cyprus Natural Resources:
The mineral resources in Cyprus include gypsum, pyrites, asbestos, copper and clay earth pigments. Other resources include timber, salt, and marble.
Cyprus Natural Hazards:
Cyprus has natural hazards which include droughts, and moderate earthquake activity.
Cyprus Environmental Issues:
Cyprus has a number of environmental issues concerning water. These issues include: water pollution from sewage and industrial wastes; coastal degradation. Numerous other problems complicate the water resources, such as: no natural reservoir catchments; seasonal disparity in rainfall; sea water intrusion to the island's largest aquifer; increased salination in the north. Urbanization has caused a loss of wildlife habitats.