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Greece

Official name: Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία)

Short name: Greece (Ελλάς, Ελλάδα)

Political system: Parliamentary Republic

Area: 131,957 km2

Population: 10,815,197

Capital: Athens

Independence: 3 February 1830

National Holiday: Independence Day 25 March

Ethnicity: Greek 98%, other 2%

Languages: Greek 99% (official), English, French

Religions: Greek Orthodox 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%

Currency: Euro (€)

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