Population: 10,623,835 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Greek 99% (official), English, French

Background: Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories with Greek-speaking populations. Following...

Currency: Euro (EUR, EUR (€0.89 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Greek Font Foundries

 · A.E.T.O.S
 · Parachute
 · TZ-Design

Greek Typographic People

 · Kanella Arapoglou
 · Dimitris Arvanitis
 · Dimitris Foussekis
 · Vangelis Dim. Gardikiotis
 · Panos Haratzopoulos
 · Janus Lascaris
 · Gerry Leonidas
 · George Lygas
 · Nick Margaritis
 · Alexandros Papalexis
 · Natasha Raissaki
 · Aggeliki Skandalelli
 · Charis Tsevis
 · Panos Vassiliou

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Greece
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Greece
 · BBC Country profile: Greece