10 Most Interesting Facts About Cyprus

  • Legends mention that the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, was born in Cyprus.
  • The shape of Cyprus on the map resembles a cigar.
  • The oldest wine label in the world is 5000 years old and is located in Cyprus.
  • 140 different flowering plants grow in Cyprus alone in the world.
  • Although Cyprus is an island, Cypriots do not like fishing.
  • There are 371 different migratory bird species in Cyprus.
  • A breed of sheep called the Cyprus Muffon is only found in Cyprus.
  • One of the four countries with left-hand traffic is Cyprus.
  • The remains of the cat, the world's oldest known pet, have been found in Cyprus.
  • Zenobia wreck, one of the most important diving sites in the world, is located in Cyprus.