Greece
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Greece - Physical geography

Area : 132 000 Km2
Water : 0.86 %
Lands under cultivation : 27 %
Wild pasture lands : 41 %
Forests : 28 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Mediterranean Sea)
Max. Height : 2904 m (Mt Olympus)


Greece - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Athens
Rainfall (mm) in Athens
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Greece - People
Nationality : Greek
Main language(s) : Greek

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Population (2005) : 11 081 000 people
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Density : 84 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.29 children / woman
Life expectancy : 79 years
Urban population : 61 %

Main cities :
3 200 000 people Athens (aggl.)
780 000 people Athens (capital)
750 000 people Thessalonica
190 000 people Le Piree
171 000 people Patras
127 000 people Heraklion
113 000 people Larissa
77 000 people Volos
58 000 people Kavala


Greece - Economy
Currency : Euro (EUR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.22 US$

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 133 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 12003 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 218.15 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 19687 dollars


Greece - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Olive oil = 25 l (1)
- Honey = 1.6 Kg (1)
- Cheese = 20 Kg (3)
- Pastas = 9 Kg (4)
- Wine = 30 l (9)
- Sugar = 41 Kg (12)

- Cigarettes = 2800 (1)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Olives (3)
- Figs (4)
- Peaches (5)
- Hazel-nuts (6)
- Aubergines (6)
- Artichokes (6)
- Cotton (8)
- Tobacco (9)
- Oranges (12)
- Corn (27)
- Sheeps (26)
- Brown coal (3)
- Bauxite (12)
- Nickel (14)
- Lead (15)
- Silver (21)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2003) :
- Wine (13)
SERVICES :
- tourism


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