Located in southern Europe, Greece is the ninety-seventh largest country in the world; its inhabitants account for about 1.46 percent of Europe's population. Greece's population is about 218 persons per square mile. Officially known as the Hellenic Republic, Greece is surrounded on three sides by the Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea and includes many islands in these adjacent seas.
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World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in Greece. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
Greece is located on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula and enjoys a mostly mild climate. Learn more about Greece and find points of interest with this Greece locator map.
The country of Greece is located on the Balkan Peninsula in southern Europe. Much of the country's 50,942 square miles consists of islands. Visit this site to learn more about Greece.