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

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greece)


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