20 Facts On Greece

By Tyler Stone

History

  • The Capital of greece is Athens.


  • Greeces flag was adopted on December 22, 1978.


  • The Mortality Rate for baby's are 5 for every 1,000 births.


  • The life expectancy is 77 years for males, and 83 years for females.


  • They have a population of 10,760,136 and is ranked 77th in the world.

Geography

  • The highest point in Greece is Mount Olympus which is 9,570 feet or 2917 meters.


  • Greece has 50,949 square miles.


  • Greece is split into two regions.


  • One is a lot of mountains the other is several islands.


  • The Main Islands are called the semiarid Cyclades.

Religion

  • 98% of Greece is Eastern Orthodox Church.


  • 1% are Muslim.


  • They see themselves as hardworking, individualistic, and brave.


  • Greece is usually controlled by men.


  • Greece wears clothing from Europe.


Customs

  • They had the first olympics in Greece.


  • They Celebrate independence day on march 25th.


  • It is a parliamentary Republic.


  • President is Karolos Papoulias.


  • You have to be 18 to vote.