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10,668,354 (July 2005 est.)
Greek (official),
Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey
total: 131,940 sq km land: 130,800 sq km water: 1,140 sq km
   Land boundaries   
total: 1,228 km border countries: Albania 282 km, Bulgaria 494 km, Turkey 206 km, Macedonia 246 km
temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers

   Natural resources   
lignite, petroleum, iron ore, bauxite, lead, zinc, nickel, magnesite, marble, salt, hydropower potential
   Geography - note   
strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and southern approach to Turkish Straits; a peninsular country, possessing an archipelago of about 2,000 islands
   Government type   
parliamentary republic; monarchy rejected by referendum 8 December 1974
   Currency - Currency code   
Euro (EUR)

   Internet country code:   
   Internet users:   
1,718,400 (2003)

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