Greece in brief

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To allow a glimpse on the characteristics of Greece, the FDFA provides key figures on the state, its politics and economy, its population and the Swiss nationals living there.

Government and politics
Head of state Prokopis Pavlopoulos
Head of government Alexis Tsipras
Type of state parliamentary democracy
Land area 131’940 km2
Capital Athens
Population 11,2m
Religion/s Greek Orthodox
Language/s Greek
Government and politics
Currency Euro (EUR)
Gross domestic product (GDP) 2013 USD 243bn
Change over previous year 0%
Per capita GDP 2013 USD 21’617
Swiss colony 2013 3’256 people
Swiss exports 2013 CHF 906m
Change over previous year -4,3%
Swiss imports 2013 CHF 168m
Change over previous year +3,6%