Facts About Greece
Facts About Greece
When he hear the word Greece, we think mostly about ancient Greece and its rich history that dates back to the beginning of time.
Greece FactsLocation: Greece is located in Southern Europe
Language: The official language in Greece is Greek.
Currency: Euros (EUR)
Population: 10,760,136 (July 2011 est.)
Land Size: 131,95 square kilometers
Bordering Countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Macedonia
Bordering Body of Water:The Mediterranean Sea
Industries: Tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products; mining, petroleum
Agriculture: Wheat, corn, barley, sugar beets, olives, tomatoes, wine, tobacco, potatoes; beef, dairy products
Land divisions: Greece has 51 prefectures and 1 autonomous region*; Achaia, Agion Oros* (Mount Athos), Aitolia kai Akarnania, Argolis, Arkadia, Arta, Attiki, Chalkidiki, Chania, Chios, Dodekanisos, Drama, Evros, Evrytania, Evvoia, Florina, Fokidos, Fthiotis, Grevena, Ileia, Imathia, Ioannina, Irakleion, Karditsa, Kastoria, Kavala, Kefallinia, Kerkyra, Kilkis, Korinthia, Kozani, Kyklades, Lakonia, Larisa, Lasithi, Lefkada, Lesvos, Magnisia, Messinia, Pella, Pieria, Preveza, Rethymnis, Rodopi, Samos, Serres, Thesprotia, Thessaloniki, Trikala, Voiotia, Xanthi, Zakynthos
Major Cities: Athens, Thessaloníki, Piraeus, Pátrai, Peristérion, Irákleion, Lárisa, Kallithéa, Níkaia, Kalamariá
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