Nicosia , Cyprus.
The official languages of Cyprus are Greek, Turkish, English .
Independence Day, 1 October (1960); note - Turkish Cypriot area celebrates 15 November (1983) as Independence Day
White with a copper-coloured silhouette of the island (the name Cyprus is derived from the Greek word for copper) above two green crossed olive branches in the centre of the flag; the branches symbolize the hope for peace and reconciliation between the Greek and Turkish communities
NOTE : the Turkish Cypriot flag has a horizontal red stripe at the top and bottom between which is a red crescent and red star on a white field