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Greece
(6,915 words)

Elliniki Dimokratia (The Hellenic Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

11,103,000

Area

130,000 sq. km (51,000 sq. mi)

Population density

84/sq. km (220/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.21% (per 1,000: births 7, deaths 11)

Under 15 years

14%

Urban dwellers

80% (0.11% p.a.)

Largest cities

Athens 3,153,000; Thessalonica 812,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

81% Greek, 4% Albanian, 4% Pontic,…

Cite this page
“Greece”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GRC>
First published online: 2020



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