Imports$8.034 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$2.165 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)3.3% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate7.7% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$29,400 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate0.6% (2010 est.)
Internet users433,900 (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellulararea under government control: 1.034 million (2010); area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 147,522 (2002)
Population growth rate1.571% (2012 est.)
Population1,138,071 (July 2012 est.)
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A former British colony, Cyprus became independent in 1960 following years of resistance to British rule.
Tensions between the Greek Cypriot majority and Turkish Cypriot minority came to a head in December 1963, when violence broke out in the capital of Nicosia.
Despite the deployment of UN peacekeepers in 1964, sporadic intercommunal violence continued forcing most Turkish Cypriots into enclaves throughout the island....
The area of the Republic of Cyprus under government control has a market economy dominated by the service sector, which accounts for nearly four-fifths of GDP.
Tourism, financial services, and real estate are the most important sectors.
Erratic growth rates over the past decade reflect the economy's reliance on tourism, the profitability of which often fluctuates with political instability in the region and economic conditions in Western Europe....
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