FACTS & FIGURES
POPULATION
10.6 million (July 2001 est.)
LAND AREA
50,500 square miles. Slightly smaller than the state of Alabama
CLIMATE
Temperate, mild and wet winters, hot and dry summers
CAPITAL
Athens
CURRENCY
Euro
EXCHANGE RATE
1 U.S. Dollar = 1.03 Euros (August 2002)
INDUSTRIES
Tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products, mining, petroleum
GDP
Composition by sector: Agriculture: 8.5% Industry: 19.6% Services: 71.9%