Major cities : Athens (Capital), Thessaloniki, Patras, Piraeus and Heraklion.
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Greece Information

ISO 3166-1GR - GRC - 300
NATO country codeGR - GRC
FIPS 10-4 codeGR
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

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

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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 Aeolis HotelAeolis Hotel

Located in the heart of the picturesque Adamas, only 250 metres from the port of Milos, this hotel benefits from a quiet and convenient location close to the bus stop... view more
€ 45
Hotel Chalet Sapin Boutique HotelChalet Sapin Boutique Hotel

Palaios Agios Athanasios
Chalet Sapin is centrally situated in the traditional settlement of Agios Athanasios, some 1,200 metres above sea level. Surrounded by mountains, the 3-star hotel features dining, wellness and parking facilities. Kaimaktsalan Ski Centre is 18 km..... view more
€ 65
Hotel Casa BiancaCasa Bianca
The Casa Bianca is a small boutique-style property offering stylish accommodation in the centre of Imerovigli village. There are a total of 9 guest rooms and suites at the Casa Bianca, all of which are beautifully furnished in a classical style... view more
Hotel Arcadia HotelArcadia Hotel

Located in a natural green area close to the University of Komotini, Arcadia Hotel offers rooms with magnificent views to the mountains of Thrace, as well as the largest conference centre in the region... view more
€ 38
Hotel Zozo StudioZozo Studio
Panormos Rethymno
Just 30 metres from the beach of Limani Panormou, Zozo offers self-catered accommodation with Cretan Sea views. The village of Panormos has a good selection of traditional taverns and water sports facilities... 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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