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Greece Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Athens

GEOGRAPHY

Much of Greece is mountainous and rocky with the occasional plain. The country is located in Southern Europe bordering Bulgaria , Albania and Macedonia. Greece owns a land area close to 131,990km² and the country has a coast line of 13676 km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 11.3 Million. Muslims account for about 3% of the population.

CLIMATE

Greece is a perfect destination for those enjoy the sun since two third of the year the country experience sunny weather. The highest temperature can go close to 37°C while the average for the year is close to 17°C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Greek is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs
GMT+3 hrs Summer Time.

BUSINESS HOURS

Banks: 8.30 AM to 2 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Years Day : January 1st
Independence Day : March 25th
Labour Day : May 1st
Christmas Day : December 25th

 

CURRENCY

The Euro

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Emergencies: 112
Police: 100
Medical: 166
Fire: 199

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