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Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Acropolis

View of Acropolis of Athens with Parthenon and Erechtheion from Filopappou hill. Herodium, Lycabettus and Acropolis of Athens view from Filopappou hill a summer sunny day.
Photo by Constantinos Kollias

GREECE

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GREECE

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    Capital:Athens

    Location:Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey

    Currency:euros (EUR)

    Area:131,957 sq km

    Population:10,569,703 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%

    Religion:Greek Orthodox 81-90%, Muslim 2%, other 3%, none 4-15%, unspecified 1% (2015 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+2

    Tel Code:+30

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