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Overview

Capital:
Athens
Area:
131,940 km²
Population:
10,688,058 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):
Greek (official), English, French.
Religion(s):
Greek Orthodox - 98.0%, Muslim - 1.3%, others - 0.7%.
Ethnic Group(s):
Greek - 98%, Turkish and others - 2%.