Greece

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Greece

Hellenic Republic

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Geography

Area: 131,957 sq km

Southernmost part of Balkan Peninsula in southeast Europe and 150 inhabited islands in the Ionian, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. The islands constitute 20% of the land area.

Population: 11,183,393    Annual Growth: 0.22%

Capital: Athens

Urbanites: 61.4%

HDI Rank: 25 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 46 (22% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Greek    Languages: 24 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians10,228,33191.460.0
Evangelicals41,3760.41.6

Challenges for Prayer

Theological training still needs improving. There are two training institutes, the Greek Bible Institute (GEM) and the AoG college. A seminary to provide advanced training is a real need.

     For an additional 11 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Greece.