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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

Europe

GREECE

Europe

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Capital: Athens

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

Government: Hellenic Republic

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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