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Greece By Christopher Irwin
The population of Greece is 10,767,827 people. The population of Athens contains approximately million. Another city in Greece is Thessaloniki which contains 834,000. The currency is the Euro. It was formally Drachma. There are million lan line phones and million mobiles.
93% of Greece is Greek and 7% of the population are foreign nationals. 98% of Greece are orthodox, 1.3%is Islamic and.7% are other religions.
Inflation rates in Greece have grown to 2.69%. The unemployment rate of Greece is standing at 17.3%. They earn $26.64 billion a year from exporting alone. They earn it by exporting food, beverages, manufactured goods, petroleum products, chemicals and textiles. Theyre trading partners are Germany, Italy, China, UK, Bulgaria, Cyprus.
In Greece there main industries are tourism, food and tobacco processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products, petroleum. They make $ a year from tourism. They make $2.145 billion from exporting food. They make $2000 per acre a year from just tobacco. Finally they make $1 billion thanks to there exporting of petroleum.
Theyre main agricultural produce is wheat, corn, barely, sugar beets, olives, tomatoes and wine etc.
The Greeks today call themselves Hellenes and Greece it self Hellas. The word Greece actually comes from the Romans. In the fifth century BC Greece was divided between the Macedonians, Spartans, Ephesus, Byzantion and the Marseilles. But they all claimed to be Greeks, all these different factions of Greeks had theyre own set of governments, armys and independence. All these factions fought against each other to control Greece. The Macedonians controlled Greece for a brief period of time when King Phillip II rained to then be forced to hand over the thrown to his son Alexander the Great when king Phillip II was assassinated by a assassin hired by his wife. Alexander then died in 323BC and Greece split into two main political parties.
Greece is famous for: Brilliant architecture. Historical Buildings. Poets and philosophers like Homer and Plato. For theyre knowledge on astronomy. Theyre also known for theyre mythology and finally theyre food.
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