Greece Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: The main meal of the day is lunch, served in the early afternoon. However, lunch is becoming less important as... More
  • Family: The elderly are respected, and have much authority in society. They are addressed by courteous titles and are served... More
  • Fashion: Conservative dress is preferred. Traditional costumes are worn at folk festivals and on special occasions. More
  • Visiting: It is very common for friends and relatives to drop by unannounced in rural towns. Unnanounced visits occur less often... More

Greece Facts

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Capital Athens
Government Type parliamentary republic
Population 10,772,967
Total Area 50,949 Square Miles
131,957 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey
Language Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%

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