Greece

Major cities : Athens (Capital), Thessaloniki, Patras, Piraeus and Heraklion.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Greece Information

ISO 3166-1GR - GRC - 300
NATO country codeGR - GRC
FIPS 10-4 codeGR
IOC CodeGRE
Continent /
Greece CapitalAthens
Name of the inhabitantsGreek
Greece National anthemÍmnos is tin Elevtherían
Greece National Day25 March
Greece Currency Euro (EUR)
Greece 23 % (13 %)
Greece Calling code+30
Greece Country domain code .gr
Greece Vehicle registration plateGR
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationEuropean Union
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Union for the Mediterranean
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Greece Head of state

President of the RepublicKárolos Papoúlias (2005)
Prime ministerGeorge Papandréou (2009)

Greece Religion

  1. Orthodoxy 98 %
  2. Islam 1 %
  3. Other 0.7 %

Greece Data

City325
Area131,940 km² (50,942 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants11,194,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 84.8 /km² (219.7 /sq mi)
Length of coastline13,676 km
Perimeter14,904 km
Life expectancy79.7 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.5 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.855 (2010)
Gross domestic product367 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 3.5 %
32,789 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)321 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
28,702 US$ per capita
Unemployment8.5 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation3.2 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B (Stable, 18 december 2012)
  • Fitch: B (Stable, 23 may 2014)
  • Moody's: Caa1 (Stable, 1 august 2014)
  • Dagong: CC (Negative, 11 may 2012)

Greece Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Petroleum
  2. Lead
  3. Zinc
  4. Salt
  5. Bauxite
  6. Nickel
  7. Lignite
  8. Magnesite
  9. Marble
  10. Iron
  11. Hydroelectric potential

Greece Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Corn
  3. Potatoes
  4. Sugar beets
  5. Dairy products
  6. Barley
  7. Olives
  8. Tobacco
  9. Wine
  10. Beef
  11. Tomatoes

Greece Border

  1. Bulgaria Bulgaria 494 km
  2. Albania Albania 282 km
  3. Macedonia Macedonia 246 km
  4. Turkey Turkey 206 km

Greece Map

Greece Climate

  1. Mediterranean climate 83 %
  2. Humid subtropical climate 10 %
  3. Oceanic climate 5.5 %
  4. Semi-arid climate 0.92 %

Greece Weather (Athens)

Greece Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : F

Airport Greece

Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos"Heraklion International AirportThessaloniki International Airport
Rhodes (Diagoras/Maritsa)KerkyraChania
Kos Island International AirportZakynthosSantorini

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Greece Hotel

Hotel Dioni HotelDioni Hotel

Ioánnina
Located between the historic and the new centre of Ioannina, Dioni Hotel offers rooms with a furnished balcony and free Wi-Fi. It has a bar featuring a lounge area with fireplace. Dioni rooms are tastefully furnished and air conditioned... view more
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€ 35
Hotel Mavrias ComplexMavrias Complex
Tsilivi
Within close proximity to Tsilivi, Mavrias Complex features a swimming pool and well kept gardens. The beach of Tsilivi, awarded for its pristine emerald waters, is found at a distance of 450m... view more
Hotel Nostos HotelNostos Hotel
Chania Town
Nostos Hotel is lodged in a charming well-preserved mansion, which dates back to the 1400s. The historic residence enjoys a prominent location at the heart of the Old Venetian Town in Chania, very close to the picturesque Venetian harbour... view more
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€ 31
Hotel Irene StudiosIrene Studios
Áyios Pétros
Surrounded by a garden, the Cycladic-style Irene Studios is located 150 metres from the sandy Agios Petros Beach. It offers self-catered accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Traditional taverns serving local dishes and wine can be found nearby... view more
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€ 45
Hotel Mastorakis Hotel and StudiosMastorakis Hotel and Studios
Hersonissos
Located in Hersonissos, this family-run hotel is 600 metres away from the town beach. It features an outdoor pool and offers free public Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with private balconies... view more
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Greece Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 26Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 304236108
WinterParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 43Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 304236108
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