Official Name: Hellenic Republic "Heliniki Dimokratia".
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic
Population: 11.05 million
Official Language: Greek
Area: 131,957 sq km
Climate: Averaging between 50°F (10°C) and 84°F (29°C). August is the hottest month in Athens with an average temperature of 84°F (29°C) and the coldest is January at 50°F (10°C) with the most daily sunshine hours at 12 in July. The wettest month is December with an average of 97.6mm of rain.
Religions: Christianity is the largest religion
Main industries: Greece's main industries are tourism, shipping, industrial products, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products, mining and petroleum.
Traditional dishes: Dolmades – Stuffed grape leaves, Horiatiki – Traditional Greek salad, Keftedes – Meatballs cooked with herbs and onions, Kokoretsi – Seasoned lamb intestines.
Fun Fact: About 7% of all the marble produced in the world comes from Greece.