Greece has more than

2,000 islands

out of which

170 are inhabited

Over

40%

of the country’s total population lives in Athens

Greece is the leading producer of sea sponges

Olive trees

Greece has approximately
120.000.000 olive trees

 More than

50 %

of the people in Greece
can speak basic English

21%

of the English language
are words of Greek origin

Marble

 About 7% of the total world
marble production
comes from Greece

98%

of Greeks are
Greek Orthodox

* 25,6 %

is the unemployment
rate in Greece

* As many as 100,000 birds
from Europe and Asia
stop in Greece’s wetlands
on their migrations

25%

of the world’s shipping
industry is controlled
by Greek interests

31%

of young Greek people
have higher education

* Greece has the most
archaeological sites and
museums per capita in the world

22 %

 of the politicians
in the parliament are women

* By law Greek
men must serve
the armed forces

25 %

is the divorce rate in Greece,
one of the lowest in Europe

 

 

Feta

Feta cheese is a unique
type of cheese, dating to
Homer’s times and produced
only in Greece