President of Cyprus
The president of Cyprus is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Cyprus. The office was created in 1960, after Cyprus gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Currently, the president of Cyprus is Nicos Anastasiades, since 28 February 2013.
|President of the Republic of Cyprus|
|Πρόεδρος της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας (Greek)|
Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı (Turkish)
|Member of||European Council|
|Appointer||Direct popular vote|
|Term length||Five years,|
two consecutive terms limit
|Formation||16 August 1960|
|First holder||Makarios III|
|Deputy||Vice President of Cyprus|
|Salary||119,000 EUR annually|
The president is officially addressed as "His Excellency".