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Hellenic Republic[1]
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία (Greek)
Motto: «Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος» (traditional)
Anthem: «Ὕμνος εἰς τὴν Ἐλευθερίαν»
"Hymn tae Liberty"
Location o  Greece  (dark green)– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]
Location o  Greece  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

Caipital Athens
37°58′N 23°43′E / 37.967°N 23.717°E / 37.967; 23.717
Largest city caipital
Official language
and national language
Demonym Greek
Government Unitary pairlamentary
constitutional republic
 -  Preses Prokopis Pavlopoulos
 -  Prime Meenister Alexis Tsipras
Legislatur Pairlament
 -  Unthirldom declared frae the Ottoman Empire 25 Mairch 1821 (tradeetional stairtin date o the Greek War o Unthirldom), 15 Januar 1822 (offeecial declaration in the First Naitional Assembly at Epidaurus
 -  Recognized 3 February 1830 
 -  Current constitution 11 Juin 1975 
 -  Total 131,957 km2[2] (97th)
50,949 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) 0.8669
 -  2012 census 10,816,286[3] (80t)
 -  Densitie 82[4]/km2 (120t)
212/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
 -  Total $294.014 billion[5] (51st)
 -  Per capita $26,773[5] (41st)
GDP (nominal) 2014 estimate
 -  Total $238,023< billion[5] (44t)
 -  Per capita $22,594[5] (37t)
Gini (2012) 34.3[6]
middlin · high
HDI (2013) Steady 0.853[7]
very heich · 29th
Currency Euro ()a (EUR)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +30
Internet TLD .grb
a. Afore 2002, the Greek drachma.
b. The .eu domain is an aa uised, as in ither European Union member states.

Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα or Ελλάς), kent offeecially as the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) is a kintra in sooth-eastren Europe. Its caipital is Athens. It haes a laund mairch wi Bulgarie, Albanie an the Republic o Macedonie tae the North, an wi Turkey tae the east. It is a member o the European Union.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Greece: Government". World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. 15 March 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2007. 
  2. "Country Comparison: Area". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  3. "Announcement of the demographic and social characteristics of the revised Resident Population of Greece according to the 2011 Population – Housing Census." (PDF). Piraeus: Hellenic Statistical Authority. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  4. "Announcement of the results of the 2011 Population Census for the Resident Population" (PDF). Piraeus: Hellenic Statistical Authority. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Greece". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  6. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  7. "2014 Human Development Report Summary" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2014. pp. 21–25. Retrieved 27 July 2014.