Population of main cities including suburbs:
Athens (3,216,000); Thessaloniki (798,000); Patras (190,000); Iraklion (150,000); Volos (120,000).
Greek 93%, foreign citizens 7%.
Other Languages Spoken:
French and English.
Orhodox Christians: 98%
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National Currency: Euro (EUR)
Type of State:
Greece is a republic based on a parliamentary democracy. Greece (official name: Hellenic Republic) was a monarchy until 1974. Greece is a Constitutional State. However, a certain number of NGOs have communicated their concerns about immigrants and the members of religious minorities in particular. Foreign nationals can, usually, expect a fair trial in legal matters. There is a substantial level of corruption in the country, in particular among the police and in the business sector – corruption in Greece is the most widespread among the member countries of the European Union.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member.
Tourism is the dominant sector; significant unofficial economy; very high deficit and debt ratio since the economic crisis
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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30.5 per 100 Inhabitants
47.8 per 100 Inhabitants
56.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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