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Kingdom rankCyprus
Primary culture
Francien (French)

Capital province
Cyprus (321)

Feudal Monarchy

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Cypriot ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
−20% Galley cost
+4 Tolerance of heretics

Legitimacy.png King of Jerusalem

+0.5 Yearly legitimacy
−25% Cost to fabricate claims

Army tradition.png Frankish Crusaders

+1 Yearly army tradition

Production efficiency.png Commandaria Wine

+10% Production efficiency

Diplomatic reputation.png Lusignan Diplomacy

+1 Diplomatic reputation

Fort defense.png Cypriot Fortifications

+25% Fort defense

Galley combat ability.png Repel the Corsairs

+20% Galley combat ability

Embargo efficiency.png Raid Turkish Commerce

+10% Embargo efficiency
+15% Privateer efficiency

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+33% Naval force limit modifier

The Kingdom of Cyprus is a Crusader state in the Levant, located on the Eastern Mediterranean island of the same name. At the 1444 start, their independence is guaranteed by the Flag of Mamluks Mamluks. Much like Flag of The Knights The Knights, Flag of Naxos Naxos and Flag of Athens Athens being feudal Christian states created by Western European crusaders in Asia Minor and Greece during the Crusades, Cyprus' Francien culture and Catholic religion are at odds with its Greek Orthodox population.


Execute decision.pngReestablish The Kingdom of Jerusalem

Rejoice! Holy Jerusalem is again in Christian hands - our Christian hands. The Pope has informed us that if we were to reestablish The Kingdom of Jerusalem, our salvation would be assured.
Potential requirements

Flag of Jerusalem Jerusalem does not exist.

It is either the Age of Discovery.png ‘Age of Discovery’ or the Age of Reformation.png ‘Age of Reformation’.

The country:


The country:

  • is not at war.
  • owns its core provinces:
    • Jerusalem (379)
    • Jaffa (1854)
    • Gaza (364)
  • Jerusalem is within state.


The country gains Prestige.png25 prestige.

Every province of Palestine and Transjordan areas, as well as Tarabulus (378), Sidon (1855) and Aqabah (4268) becomes core provinces of Flag of Jerusalem Jerusalem.

If the country is not Flag of Provence Provence, Flag of Cyprus Cyprus or Flag of The Knights The Knights:

If the country is Flag of Provence Provence, Flag of Cyprus Cyprus or Flag of The Knights The Knights:


  • moves its Capital.png capital to Jerusalem (379).
  • becomes Catholicism Catholic.

If Jerusalem:

The AI will never enact this decision.


This is a list of all Flag of Cyprus Cyprus's events (from /Europa Universalis IV/events/flavorCYP.txt).

Msg event.pngThe Question of Famagusta

In 1464, the Cypriotes evicted the Genoese from Famagusta, getting full control over the Island. However, it did not take long until the Venetians had taken control of it, in their attempt to secure control of the Mediterranean trade.

Trigger conditions
  • Fires only once
  • The year is at least 1460
  • Has at least 25Prestige.pngPrestige
  • Flag of Venice Venice exists
  • Flag of Genoa Genoa exists
  • Venice and Genoa have an active merchant in Alexandria
Mean time to happen
  • 32 months

Event button 547.png
It is ours!
  • Cyprus gains "Control of Famagusta" in the Alexandria trade node for 20 years worth +1 trade node power
  • Genoa:

This may mean war with Genoa.

Event button 547.png
Let Venice in now
  • Venice:
    • gains the opinion modifier "Famagusta given" towards Cyprus, worth +20 opinion for 20 years.
    • gets the event 'We can trade in Famagusta!' for Venice
  • Genoa:

This may mean war with Genoa.

Event button 547.png
The Genoese can stay
  • Genoa:
    • gains the opinion modifier "Famagusta given" towards Cyprus, worth +20 opinion for 20 years.
    • gets the event 'We can trade in Famagusta!' for Genoa.


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