Many islands and mountainous.
131,957 sq. mi
mild and wet winters, warm and dry summers.
Athens is Greece's capital
Athens - 664,046 people,
Thessaloniki , Central Macedonia - 354,290 people
Pátrai , West Greece - 168,034 people.
11.03 Million people
83 per sq km
Population Growth Rate
78% of Greece is urbanized.
#34 in the world.
AIDS World Rank
No data available
97.7% of the total population.
99% Greek (official language)
1% uses English / French
Customs and Traditions
Easter, Name Day, Engagement and Marriage, Baptism, Apokries, Greek Independence Day
Mezedes, tzatziki, htapodi, taramosalata, melitzanosalata, kotossoupa, etc.
Mother, Father, and children
Sports, Parks, etc.
Greek Orthodox and Muslim
Type of Government
Freedom House Political Rights and Civil Liberties Score
Greece's political rights and civil scores are both 2.
They are completely free.
They have a score of 46, and is ranked #58 out of 168 countries.
They have a GDP of 235.57 and are ranked #48 in the world.
16% agriculture, 29% industry, 24% services
64.2% of people aged 15-24 are not employed in Greece.
% below poverty line
Greece is 20% below the poverty line
Happy Planet Index
Greece has a score of 40.5. They are ranked #83 of 151 countries