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Greece

Ethnic Groups

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

Religion

  • Greek Orthodox (official) 98%
  • Muslim 1.3%
  • Other 0.7%

Economic Overview

  • GDP: $243.3 billion (2013 est.)
  • Agriculture Products: wheat, corn, barley, sugar beets, olives, tomatoes, wine, tobacco, potatoes; beef, dairy products
  • Industries: tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products; mining, petroleum
  • Total Labor Force:4.918 million (2013 est.)
    • Agriculture: 12.4%
    • Industry: 22.4%
    • Services: 65.1%
  • Unemployment Rate: 27.9% (2013 est.)

Location

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

Population

10,775,557

Government Type

parliamentary republic

Climate

temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers