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Complete details about Greece in Europe with capital city Athenai

Country NameGreece (Elláda)
Country CodeGRC
Capital CityAthenai
ContinentEurope
RegionSouthern Europe
Independence Year1830
Population10545700
Surface Area131626.0
Life Expectancy78.4 years
GNP120724.0 (old 119946.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Greek [official]     (98.5%)
Turkish     (0.9%)

Major Cities

Athenai, Attika     (population 772072)
Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia     (population 383967)
Pireus, Attika     (population 182671)
Patras, West Greece     (population 153344)
Peristerion, Attika     (population 137288)
Herakleion, Crete     (population 116178)
Kallithea, Attika     (population 114233)
Larisa, Thessalia     (population 113090)

Greece's most recent News and Stories

Greece Tweets

From @HuuguitoRamos on Mon Feb 27 08:52:37 EST 2017 RT @HooligansTV1: Part.1 Greece 26.02.2017 Iraklis - PAOK 300 PAOK fans on the way to Iraklis stadium without tickets + ban from police &?
From @ihotmusiccharts on Mon Feb 27 08:52:36 EST 2017 City of Stars by Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone is number 3 in Greece #iTunes top 100 songs https://t.co/ZvsKUh6BPM
From @IntanNatashaa on Mon Feb 27 08:52:28 EST 2017 RT @whereidrather: In love with Greece https://t.co/PObYS8UDIc
From @dreamjar on Mon Feb 27 08:52:27 EST 2017 RT @Refugees: Swimmer Sarah helped save 18 fellow refugees off Greece's coast, + now volunteers as a lifeguard in the same waters https://t?
From @Beee_Fairy on Mon Feb 27 08:52:27 EST 2017 RT @alcissa: Cloudy blue... Greece... ???? https://t.co/eIVtYnGtDv
From @peter_kimber on Mon Feb 27 08:52:27 EST 2017 @BloombergTV what about Greece?
From @ihotmusiccharts on Mon Feb 27 08:52:26 EST 2017 Human by Rag'n'Bone Man is number 2 in Greece #iTunes top 100 songs https://t.co/ZvsKUh6BPM
From @GreenPeterU on Mon Feb 27 08:52:20 EST 2017 RT @CroydonGreens: Today in 1953 Greece agreed to cancel Germany?s debts. It?s time to return the favour #CancelGreekDebt @dropthedebt http?
From @flossie_oddo on Mon Feb 27 08:52:16 EST 2017 RT @FluffioTP: Greece, South Eastern Europe #TravelPhotography and #Travel https://t.co/EdkUD0Gb8r
From @mrcrayseler on Mon Feb 27 08:52:08 EST 2017 RT @HooligansTV1: Part.1 Greece 26.02.2017 Iraklis - PAOK 300 PAOK fans on the way to Iraklis stadium without tickets + ban from police &?
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From @greekolizer on Mon Feb 27 08:52:03 EST 2017 #MatthewSkoller - Shoulder To The Wind - 2001 - You Don't Even Know - #DimitrisLesini... https://t.co/GUd7EI6pwf https://t.co/F92bQ2GxTY
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From @DavidKenner on Mon Feb 27 08:51:52 EST 2017 Hurriyet says Gulenists are escaping to Europe disguised as Syrian refugees. https://t.co/otz4tGc52x