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Kingdom rankCyprus
Primary culture
Francien (French)

Capital province
Cyprus (321)

Feudal Nobility Government monarchy.png

State religion

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

Yearly legitimacy.png King of Jerusalem

+0.5 Yearly legitimacy
−25% Cost to fabricate claims

Yearly army tradition.png Frankish Crusaders

+0.5 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.


Main article: Crusader missions


Main article: Cypriot events



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:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:


The country:


The country gains Yearly 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 was never an end-game tag and one of the following is true:




  • moves its Capital.png capital to Jerusalem (379).
  • becomes Catholicism Catholic.
  • get's new Mission.png Missions.

If Jerusalem:

  • is not a theocracy
    • then it changes its government to monarchy and enacts the Government Reform Crusader State.
  • is a theocracy
  • is a duchy
    • then it becomes a Kingdom rank kingdom.

The AI will never enact this decision.


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Form the Kingdom of Jerusalem as Cyprus or The Knights.


  1. 1.0 1.1 The mission Restore the Hospitallers is available to the other former crusader states (Flag of Athens Athens, Flag of Naxos Naxos, Flag of Epirus Epirus, Flag of Cyprus Cyprus and Flag of The Knights The Knights) when Emperor Emperor is enabled
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