Greece - General information
Region region
Capital Athens
Language Greek
Currency Euro
Population 10,815,197
Phone code +30
Cost of living in Greece
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 117 123
Food 161 316
Transportation 26 93
Communications and utilities 69 97
Clothing 24 89
Sports and leisure 20 78
Total 417 796
Accommodation in Greece USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 118
Shared room in city centre 124
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 203
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 225
Coordinates of Greece
Time Zone Europe/Athens
GMT +2
DST +3
Latitude 39.000000000
Longitude 22.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 644 m.

List of largest cities in Greece

 
Athens Athens
Athens Attica
664,046
Thessaloniki Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki Central Macedonia
354,290
Patra Patra
Patra West Greece
168,034
Piraeus Piraeus
Piraeus Attica
163,688
Larisa Larisa
Larisa Thessaly
144,651
Peristeri Peristeri
Peristeri Attica
139,981

Cost of living and prices in Greece

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 11 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 33 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 33 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 13 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 19,779 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 35 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 15 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 80 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 85 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 97 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 281 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 254 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 467 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 444 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 157 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 22 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,444 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,304 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 828 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.36%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Greece

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 37 33 27 22 21 22 26 29 35 39 42 40 42
Average high °C 28 23 18 14 12 13 15 20 25 29 31 31 22
Average temperature °C 23 18 13 10 8 9 11 15 20 24 27 26 17
Average low °C 17 13 10 6 5 5 7 10 14 18 20 20 12
Record low °C 9 2 -1 -3 -4 -5 -3 2 6 10 14 12 -5
Rain Days 4 8 11 13 12 11 11 9 7 4 2 2 93
Snow Days 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Fog Days 9 9 10 9 10 8 12 10 10 7 6 8 107
Thunderstorms Days 2 3 3 2 1 1 2 2 3 4 2 2 26
Average precipitation Mm. 20 50 64 72 59 47 44 31 28 16 10 10 451
Relative humidity % 59 67 73 74 72 70 69 65 61 54 51 53 64
Relative humidity morning % 63 68 71 70 69 69 70 69 68 63 58 58 66
Relative humidity evening % 44 53 60 61 59 57 54 51 48 42 38 39 50
Wind speed Km/h 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 6
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 10 11 12 14 15 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 14 11 8 5 2 3 5 8 11 14 15 15 109
Growing degree-day °C 370 236 99 21 6 7 25 135 290 410 492 492 2581
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 19 12 7 6 7 10 14 19 23 27 26 24 16
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