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Geography Statistics of Greece

Greece's Information

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Land Area 130,647 km2
Water Area 1,310 km2
Total Area 131,957km2 (#95)
Population 10,773,253 (#84)
Population Density 82.46/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $291.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $26,800
Currency Euro (EUR)
More Information Greece
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  • Coastline: 13,676 km (8,497.87 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 50,443 sq miles (130,647 sq km)
    (water) 506 sq miles (1,310 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 50,949 sq miles (131,957 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are (13) administrative divisions in Greece. Nine on the mainland and four island groups, including: Attica (Athens), Central Greece, Central Macedonia, Crete, East Macedonia and Thrace, Epirus, Ionian Islands, North Aegean, Peloponnese, South Aegean, Thessaly, West Greece and West Macedonia.
  • Regions Map
  • Regions (largest by population) Attica, 3,769,100
  • Regions (largest by size) Thessaly, 19,147 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 550 km (341.7 miles) from the island of Corfu to the northeast border with Turkey
  • Vertical Length: 693 km (430.6 miles) from the Bulgarian border to the southern coastline of Crete

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Turkey
  • Geographic Center: (undetermined)
  • Highest Point: Mount Olympus, 2,918 meters (9,573.49 feet)
  • Lowest Point: Mediterranean Sea, 0 meters
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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What Language is Spoken in Greece?

Greek, the official language of Greece, is used by the majority of the country's population. English is the most widely spoken foreign language.

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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Greece?

Greece in rich in natural resources including arable land, forests, nickel, bauxite, and the country's beautiful scenery.

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What is the Currency of Greece?

The monetary unit for Greece is the euro. The euro banknotes exist in seven denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500.

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What are the major rivers in Greece?

Stretching 185 miles between the Pindus Range and the Aegean Sea, the Haliacmon is the longest river wholly in Greece. Other major rivers include Struma River, Vardar River, and Haliacmon River.

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