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Information about Greece

Facts about Greece

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Official name Hellenic Republic, Ελληνική Δημοκρατία
Surface 131,957 km2 of which 0,9% water (3x as big as the Netherlands)
Inhabitants 10.8 million (2017)
Population density 82 people per km²
Capital Athens
Currency The euro since 2002. 1 € is about $1.17 (2017)
Road network With a total length of about 2.500 km as of 2017, Greece's motorway network is the biggest one in Southeastern Europe and one of the most advanced in Europe. Most highways are tollroads.
Main roads are quite good but smaller roads can be very bad in places, especially in mountaineous regions.
Fuel prices For actual fuel prices in all European countries see Autotraveler.ru.
Code licence plate GR
Telephone countrycode 30
Internet countrycode .gr
Time difference GMT+2; one hour later than in the Netherlands

Geographic data

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HistoryNaar boven

There is a lot to find on the internet about the history of Greece. A good starting point is the Wikipedia for more information.

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