Find all the useful information you need about Greece, Crete, Chania : telephone numbers, safety, healthcare, attire, currency, public holidays etc.… so you’re all set when you arrive. You’ll find the whole list below. Enjoy!

  • Country: Greece
  • Capital of Greece: Athens
  • Long Name: Hellenic Republic
  • Official language: Greek
  • Abbreviations: GR, GRC
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Climate: Mediterranean
  • Population of Crete: 634.930 (2019 estimate)
  • Population of Chania: 159.576 (2019 estimate)
  • The country is a Presidential Parliamentary Democracy
  • Calling code: The international calling code for Greece is +30
  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 2h during Standard Time and GMT/UTC + 3h during Daylight Saving Time

Useful Numbers

In case of emergency call:

  • National Emergency Center: 166
  • Police: 100
  • Fire Brigade: 199
  • Emergency Hospitals, Pharmacies, Doctors: 14944
  • Emergency Intervention of the Port Authority: 108
  • Εuropean Emergency Number: 112

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