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Praying for Cyprus

Ruler: President Nicos Anastasiades

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PRAYER:

​Divided between the Republic of Cyprus & the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, this island needs the unity offered in Christ. Bless the work of the Logos & Bridge Christian bookshops.

Politics

​Cyprus elected a new President for the Republic on February 24, 2013. Conservative candidate and head of the DISY party, Nicos Anastasiades, won the Cyprus presidency by one of the widest margins in decades, taking 57.48% of the vote. Anastasiades, the seventh president of the Republic, will face the challenging task of implementing reforms, modernizing the state and steering the country out of an economic crisis.

Capital Lefkosia
Ruler President Nicos Anastasiades
Population 879,000
Peoples
Literacy 96%
Language Greek
Economy One-sixth of the world's merchant ships are registered in Cyprus.
HDI 32nd
Debt 49%
Income $32,745
Religion Christian 74%