Greece (or Hellas)
Official name : The Hellenic Republic (Elliniki Dimokratia)
Location : Southern Europe and Balkans.
Population : Around 11 million (census 2011)
Capital : Athens (largest city, about 3 million people)
Main cities : Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklion, Larissa, Volos
Languages : Greek (official, English, French and German are also widely spoken)
Government : Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Currency : Euro (EUR - €)
Time zone : GTM+2, (Summer: GTM +3)
Date format : dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the : Right
Calling code : +30
Internet TLD : .gr
Electric Current : 220V AC (50Hz). Please refer to the corresponding section.
Central Airport : Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos | Thessaloniki Airport