IndexMundi Home
Flag of Greece

Greece

Factbook > Countries

Introduction

Geography

Demographics

Government

Economy

Energy

Telecommunications

Transportation

Military

Transnational Issues

Environment

Health

Hellenic Republic
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία
Ellinikí Dimokratía  (Greek)
Motto: «Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος»
Elefthería í Thánatos
"Freedom or Death"
Anthem: «Ύμνος εις την Ελευθερίαν»
Ýmnos eis tin Eleftherían
"Hymn to Liberty"
Location of  Greece  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Greece  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Athens
37°58′N23°43′E / 37.967°N 23.717°E / 37.967; 23.717
Official language
and national language
Greek
ReligionEastern Orthodoxy
DemonymGreek
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
republic
Prokopis Pavlopoulos
Alexis Tsipras
Nikos Voutsis
Vasileios Peppas
LegislatureHellenic Parliament
Formation of modern Greece
25 March 1821 (traditional starting date of the Greek War of Independence), 15 January 1822 (official declaration in the First National Assembly at Epidaurus)
3 February 1830
11 June 1975
Area
• Total
131,957 km2 (50,949 sq mi)[1] (95th)
• Water (%)
0.8669
Population
• 2016 estimate
11,183,716 Increase[2]
• 2011 census
10,816,286[3] (80th)
• Density
82[4]/km2 (212.4/sq mi) (125th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
Increase$313.400 billion [5] (57th)
• Per capita
Increase$29,090 [6] (47th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
Increase$221.570 billion[7] (52nd)
• Per capita
Increase$20,570[8] (38th)
Gini (2016)Negative increase 34.3[9]
medium · 60th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.866[10]
very high · 29th
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneEastern European Time(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on theright
Calling code+30
ISO 3166 codeGR
Internet TLD.gra
.ελ
  1. The .eu domain is also used, as in other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


Home | About | Search | Site Map | Blog | Discussion Forums