Greece

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General Information

 

The Greek Republic  

Location

 in southeastern Europe

Border countries

 Albania, Macedonia,  Bulgaria, Turkey

Area

131,990 km2

Population

10.7 million

Capital

Athens

Official language

Greek

Administrative

division

Greece consists of thirteen regions subdivided into a total of 325 municipalities

Political system

Parliamentary republic

President

Karolos Papoulias

Prime minister

Antonis Samaras

Parliament

The Hellenic Parliament is a unicameral legislatureof 300 members, elected for a four-year term.

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Time

EET(UTC+2)

Calling code

30

Internet TLD

.gr

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Greek Orthodox 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%

Ethnic groups

94% Greek, 4% Albanian, 2% others

International organisations

  • Member of the European Union;
  • NATO;
  • World Trade Organisation and many others.

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