Saturday, 1 August 2015


Official name: Greece (Elliniki Dimokratia)

Capital: Athens

Population: 11000000 people

Area: 131,940 sq km or 50,942 sq mi

Literacy: 98%

Currency: Euro

Religion: 98% of the Greeks follow the Orthodox Greek Church while 1.3% of the total population follows the Islam religion. The rest 0.7% belong to other religions

Languages: Greek other languages spoken are Turkish, English and French

Major Cities: Athens , Thessaloniki , Patra, Iraklio, Volos

Industries: tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products; mining, petroleum.

Natural resources: lignite, petroleum, iron ore, bauxite, lead, zinc, nickel, magnesite, marble, salt, hydropower potential