Athens is one of the most populated cities in Greece, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 37.58N latitude / 23.46E longitude. For routing in Athens, please check the free driving directions Athens service below.
When you visit Greece, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Greek, and the officially used currency is Euro (EUR), since 2001.
Athens, the capital city, has numerous population; 3 247 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Athens counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Greece, bears 11 142 161 sum citizens spreading on its 50 948,86 sq mi / 131 957 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Greece is Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Freedom or Death, while salute for the national anthem called: Hymn to Liberty.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Greece Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Greece
Located in southern Europe, Greece forms an irregular-shaped peninsula in the Mediterranean with two additional large peninsulas projecting from it: the Chalcidice and the Peloponnese. The Greek islands generally subdivided into two groups, according to the location: the Ionian islands (including Corfu, Cephalonia, and Leucas) west of the mainland and the Aegean islands (including Euboea, Samos, Chios, Lesbos, and Crete) to the east and south. North-central Greece, Epirus, and western Macedonia are all mountainous. The main chain of the Pindus Mountains extends from northwest Greece to the Peloponnese. Mount Olympus, rising to 9,570 ft (2,909 m), is the highest point in the country.