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  • Name:
  • The Hellenic Republic of Greece
  • Location:
  • Southeast Europe
  • Time:
  • IST (-) 3 1/2 hrs
  • Capital:
  • Athens
  • Language:
  • Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%
  • Area:
  • 131,957 sq kms
  • Population:
  • 10,772,967 (July 2013 est.)
  • National Day:
  • 25 Mar (Independence Day)
  • Currency:
  • Euro (EUR) 1 = INR 81.13.
  • Climate:
  • Greece has a warm Mediterranean climate. In summer, dry hot days are often relieved by stiff breezes, especially in the north and coastal areas. Athens can be stiflingly hot, so visitors should allow time to acclimatise. The evenings are cool. Winters are mild in the south but much colder in the north. November to March is the rainy season.
  • Holidays:
  • Year 2014: New Year's Day, 6 Jan Epiphany, 25 Mar Independence Day, 18 Apr Orthodox Good Friday, 21 Apr Orthodox Easter, Monday, 1 May Labour Day, 9 Jun Orthodox Whit Monday, 15 Aug Assumption, 25 Oct Ochi Day, 25 Dec Christmas Day, 26 Dec Boxing Day
  • Airline Name:
  • Olympic Airways OA
  • International Airports:
  • Paradisi (Rhodes)
    Micra (Thessaloniki)
    Micra (Thessaloniki)
    Crete (Heraklion)
    Athinai (Athens)
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