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Greece

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Population:

10,722,816 (2008)

Land area:

130,800 sq. km.

Capital:

Athens (pop: 745,514; 2005)

Economy:

In 2006, Greece ranked 24th in the UNDP Human Development Index and 27th in total GDP, with a per capita GDP of $22,041.90. Public debt accounts for 89.5 percent of total GDP, while no figure for the number of Greeks beneath the poverty line is available.

Main language(s):

Greek (Modern)

Monkey's name:

πίθηκος Pithikos (Peeth-ee-koz). μαϊμού Maimou (My-mo)

Fun fact:

The Olympic Games originated in Ancient Greece in 776 BCE, and reappeared over two and a half millennia later, in 1896, at Athens, capital of modern Greece.

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