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Sirako Village in Epirus, Greece - Photo by _neona_ - CC-BY

Population (2006) ...................................................10,688,058
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........19,000
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 251.1
Unemployment.....................................................................9.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .4
Labor force (%) ....... 1.2
 

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Hydra Island, Greece - Photo by Eustaquio Santimano - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................50,961 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 60
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 7
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 3

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Background Note: Greece __ A full national profile with Greek history, culture, Greek economy, maps of Greece and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3395.htm

Colleges and Universities - Greece __ List of schools with direct contact links to each. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/gr.html
 
Country Profile: Greece __ "Post-World War II Greece has seen rapid economic and social change. Major contributors to the economy are tourism and shipping...Greece has long been at odds with its close neighbour, Turkey, over territorial disputes in the Aegean and the divided island of Cyprus." Culture, history, political structure, media, arts and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1009249.stm

Economist.com | Country Briefings: Greece __ You will find news, Greece country profile, economic forecasts, statistics and more, with many click-to-read articles and resources. - From economist.com - http://www.economist.com/countries/Greece/

Economy of Greece __ "Greece has managed to achieve a strong economy that is growing fast after the implementation of stabilization policies in recent years. Greece remains a net importer of industrial and capital goods, foodstuffs, and petroleum." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Greece with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Greece 


 
Embassy of Greece __ A good place to begin a study of Greece. You will find information on history, culture, political structure and even Greek wildlife sanctuaries. - illustrated - From Embassy of Greece - http://www.mfa.gr/www.mfa.gr/AuthoritiesAbroad/North+America/USA/EmbassyWashington/en-US/

Greece __ "Having exported chaos, drama, tragedy and democracy before most nations stayed up late enough to want souvlaki, Greece boasts a legacy that's unrivalled. From smoggy Athens to blindingly bright islands, there are more ancient fragments than you can shake a stick at - the belly button of the cosmos at Delphi, fallen columns galore on the sacred island of Delos, frescoed Minoan palaces in Crete and even, quite possibly, the remnants of Atlantis at Santorini." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/greece/

Greece Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=95&countryName=Greece

Greece Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Climate, ... __ "Greece Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." This and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/greece/economy/index.html 

Greece: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ You will find information about Greece, Greek geography, history, politics, Greek government, Greek economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities and more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107588.html

Greece: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blgreece.htm 
 
greece map and map of greece information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/gr.htm

Greece Photos __ You will find pages of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Greece. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Greece/

Greece Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Greece as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Greece and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/greece 

Greece Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Greece video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/greece/

Greek National Tourism Organization __ Everything from what to see to how to get there. what else could you ask for? English language link at top of page. - illustrated - From Greek Government - http://www.gnto.gr/

Hellenic Culture __ Whether ancient or modern, this extensive website will guide you through the world of Greek culture and history. A wealth of material. - illustrated - From Ministry of Culture - http://www.culture.gr/

Hellenic Republic - The Prime Minister's Office __ You will find news, press releases, speeches and a special kids section. In Greek with a link for English. - illustrated - From the Office of the Prime Minister - http://www.primeminister.gr/gr/

Maps Of Greece __ You will find a wide variety of map of Greece. Select Greek maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Greece.html

Pictures of Greece __ Over 300 pictures of Greece to help you plan your visit and for use in school projects. - illustrated - From planetware.com - http://www.planetware.com/pictures/greece-gr.htm

pictures of Greece at picturesofplaces.com - greece pictures ... __ "Greece pictures including the Acropolis and Parthenon at Athens, Santorini, Corfu, Mykonos, Ios, Delphi, Corinth, Crete, Delos, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/greece.html 
 

 

 

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