The Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros; Turkish: Kıbrıs) is an island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, 113 km (71 miles) south of Turkey and around 120 km (75 miles) west of the Syrian coast. The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia .
NB: the Turkish Cypriot community refers to itself as the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" (TRNC) but this is NOT internationally recognised.
European clocks on Standard Time
until: Sunday 29 March 2015 01:00 GMT
then on Summer / Daylight Saving Time
until: Sunday 25 October 2015 01:00 GMT
Cyprus is in the Eastern European Time Zone; Standard Time is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).
Like most Countries in Europe, Daylight Saving Time is observed in Cyprus, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a time 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).
After the Summer months the time is shifted back by 1 hour resulting in the normal Standard Time (GMT+2).