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ID: 1000074
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  Greece (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 022 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Modern unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house. Official language is Greek, though English and French are also widely spoken. To refer specifically to the ancient confederation of Greece and its colonies, use "Greece (ancient)"; for historical Greece in general, use "Greece (historical)."

Names:
Ellás (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Greece (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Ellinikí Dimokratía (C,V,O,Greek (transliterated),U,N)
Ellas (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Ελλάς (C,V,Greek-P,U)
Grécia (C,O,Portuguese,U,N)
Griekenland (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Grecia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Grecia (Greek (transliterated),U)
Grecia (Italian-P,U,N)
Elliniki Dimokratia (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U,N)
Elliniki Dhimokratia (C,V)
Hellenic Republic (C,O,English,U,N)
Grèce (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République hellénique (C,O,French,U,N)
Griechenland (C,O,Greek (transliterated),U)
Griechenland (German-P,U,N)
República Helénica (C,O,Spanish,U)
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία (C,V,O,Greek,U)
Ελλάδα (C,V,Greek,U)
Elláda (C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Греция (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Греческая Республика (C,O,Russian,U)
希腊 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
希腊共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
ا وًَنان (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
الجهور ةًا هًةًَََِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
GRC (C,O,ISO3L)
ISO300 (C,O,ISO3N)
GR00 (C,O,FIPS)
Greek (C,O,English,U,A)
Hellenic (C,O)
Ellinikí Dhimokratía (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Ellados, Vasilion tis (H,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Grece (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Hella, Kingdom of (H,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Kingdom of Hella (H,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Vasilion tis Ellados (H,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Hellas (H,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Kingdom of Greece (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  modern nation became independent from Turkey 1828-1913
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
independent political entity (C)
republic (C)
constitutional monarchy (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Athens .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Greece, Periféreia Protevoúsis) [7001393]
historical connection ....  Odrysian Kingdom .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World) [8711705]
member of ....  European Union .......... (union)
................  (World, Europe) [7030305]
................  since 1981
member of ....  Euro Zone .......... (union)
................  (World, Europe) [7033130]
member of ....  North Atlantic Treaty Organization .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029610]
................  became a member in 1952
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945
successor of ....  Greece .......... (former nation/state/empire)
......................  (World, Europe) [7594735]
successor of ....  Greece .......... (former nation/state/empire)
......................  (World, Europe) [8697461]

Sources and Contributors:
Ελλάς..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Ελλάδα..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Греция..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Греческая Республика..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
希腊..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
希腊共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011)
ا وًَنان..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
الجهور ةًا هًةًَََِ..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Elláda..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Ellados, Vasilion tis..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ellás..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Hellenic Military, Hartēe (1985)
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 462
Ellas..........  [FDA, VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
Elliniki Dhimokratia..........  [VP]
...................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Ellinikí Dhimokratía..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ellinikí Dimokratía..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621 ff.
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 615
Elliniki Dimokratia..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 239-241
GR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
GR00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
GRC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Grèce..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
Grece..........  [VP]
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Grecia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 233
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Grécia..........  [VP]
.................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 701
Greece..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 5:454 ff.
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 162-163
.................  National Geographic Atlas (1990) plate 66
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 82
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Greek..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
Griechenland..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 278
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Griekenland..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 286
Hella, Kingdom of..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hellas..........  [FDA, VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 462-463
Hellenic..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Hellenic Republic..........  [VP]
................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
ISO300..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Kingdom of Greece..........  [VP]
................................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
Kingdom of Hella..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
República Helénica..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
République hellénique..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
Vasilion tis Ellados..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 621; 621 ff.
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 615
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 239-241
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 278
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 233
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 454 ff.; 5:454 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 286
..................  Hellenic Military, Hartēe (1985)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766; 778
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  National Geographic Atlas (1987) 162-163
..................  National Geographic Atlas (1990) plate 66
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 169939
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 701
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 82
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 344
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 462; 462-463
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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