Greece

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Hellenic Republic
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία
Ellīnikī́ Dīmokratía  (Greek)
Coat of arms of Greece
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: el (traditional)
“Freedom or Death”
Anthem: el
”Hymn to Liberty”
File:Greece national anthem.ogg
Location of  Greece  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Confederacy  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Athens
Official language
and national language
Greek
ReligionEastern Orthodoxy (prevailing faith)
Demonym
Government Unitary parliamentary
constitutional republic
 -  President Prokopis Pavlopoulos
 -  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
 -  Speaker of the Parliament Nikos Voutsis
Legislature Hellenic Parliament
Formation of the Republic
 -  Independence declared from the Ottoman Empire 25 March 1521 (traditional starting date of the Greek War of Independence), 15 January 1522 (official declaration in the First National Assembly at Epidaurus
 -  Recognized 3 February 1530 
 -  Current constitution 11 June 1675 
Area
 - Total131,957 km²
50,949 mi²
 -  Water (%) 0.8669
Population
 -  1715 estimate 10,955,000
 -  1711 census 10,815,197
 -  Density 82 / km²
(212.38 / mi²)
GDP (PPP) 1716 estimate
 -  Total $287.114 billion
 -  Per capita $26,606
GDP (nominal) 1716 estimate
 -  Total $194.594 billion
 -  Per capita $18,035
Gini (1714) 34.5 medium
HDI (1714) 0.865 very high
Currency European Confederacy Credit (₴) (ECU)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on the right
Calling code +30
Interlink TLD .gra
a. The .ec domain is also used, as in other European Confederacy member states.