Cyprus : A Divided Island

Events

United Kingdom of Great Brittain

Approx. 1800

The Turks join Germany's side in WW1: Brittain, France, Belgium and Canada VS Germany and Austria-Hungary

1914

Cyprus is declared as a Crown Colony

1925

The Riot of 1931

1931

Rebellion

1955 - 1959

The constitution of 1960

1960

Cyprus is divided by a Green Line

1974

Checkpoints are opened

2003

Cyprus : official member of the European Union

2004

Adoption of the Euro

2008