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Greece Facts & Figures

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Total area: 131,940 sq km (50,942 sq mi)
Population: 10,737,428
Capital and the largest city: Athens, 3,247,000 (metro. area)
Other large cities: Thessaloníki, 361,200; Piraeus, 179,300; Patras, 167,000
Currency: Euro
Languages: Greek 99% (official), English, French
Religions: Greek Orthodox 98%, Islam 1%, other 1%
Time zone: GMT +2; Daylight Saving Time: GMT+3, observed from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October
Electricity: AC 230 V, plugs: 2 round pins (Europlug)


Greece is a country in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The country has borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west.


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