Quick Info

  • Full Country Name: Hellenic Republic.
  • Local Name: Elliniki Dimokratia.
  • Capital: Athens
  • Language: Greek (official).
  • Currency: Euro € (EUR) = 100 cents.
  • People: Greek
  • Life Expectancy: Male: 76.85, Female: 82.06.
  • Religion: Greek Orthodox (98%), Muslim.
  • Size (sq km): 131,990 (96th)
  • Population: 11,170,957 (74th)
  • Population Density per sq km: 84 (108th)
  • Country Dialling Code: 30
  • Internet Country Code: .gr (.eu also used).
  • Time Zone: GMT +2 (+3 in summer).
  • Voltage Guide: 220 AC, 50 Hz.
  • Finance: Credit cards and traveller's cheques widely accepted.
  • Business Hours: 0800-1430 Mon, Wed, Sat. 0800-1400, 1730-2030 Tue, Thu, Fri.
  • GDP(PPP): US$305.59 billion
  • GDP (PPP) per Capita: US$27,360
  • Personal Safety: Safe.
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