Greece

Modern unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house. Official language is Greek, though English and French are also widely spoken. To refer specifically to the ancient confederation of Greece and its colonies, use "Greece (ancient)"; for historical Greece in general, use "Greece (historical)."

Quick Facts on Greece

Go Historic ID
36639
Names
Greece
Location
Population
10,569,703 (#88 in world) (2021 est.)
Languages
Greek (official) 99%, other (includes English and French) 1%
Ethnic Groups
Greek 91.6%, Albanian 4.4%, other 4% (2011 est.)
Religions
Greek Orthodox (official) 81-90%, Muslim 2%, other 3%, none 4-15%, unspecified 1% (2015 est.)