Greece is located in Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey.

Population (2014 est) – 10,775,557
Area – 82,020mi
Capital – Athens

Ethnic Background

  • Greek - 93%, 
  • Other (foreign citizens) - 7% 

          - Note: percentages represent citizenship, since Greece does not collect data on ethnicity 

Exports - food and beverages, manufactured goods, petroleum products, chemicals, textiles
Imports - machinery, transport equipment, fuels, chemicals

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 78 years, F 83 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 4.78 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 2.7%


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