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Growth in arrivals is slowing down

The growth in air arrivals from abroad slowed and road arrivals fell in September on an annual basis, data from the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) revealed on Thursday. The country’s main airports recorded a 10.2 percent increase in international arrivals, but this was below the average growth rate of 12.8 percent in […]

Adoptions in Greece post significant increase in 2017

Adoptions in 2017 in Greece posted a 77 percent increase in comparison with 2016, the Independent Statistical Service (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday, attributed largely to remarriages. Of the 393 adoptions, 198 were girls and 187 boys with the highest increase observed in the geographical region of the islands of the Aegean and Crete (93.8 pct), […]

Greece ninth in wine production among EU countries

Greece is ninth among the EU member-states in wine production in 2018, according to estimates by the Central Cooperative Union of Wine Products, with 2,157,193 hectolitres expected to be produced in 2018. The cooperative’s figures were submitted to the General Directorate of Agriculture on Thursday. Total wine production among the 28 EU countries is expected […]

6.8R close to Zakynthos island

  Magnitude Mw 6.8 Region IONIAN SEA Date time 2018-10-25 22:54:51.5 UTC Location 37.53 N ; 20.62 E Depth 10 km Distances 277 km W of Athens, Greece / pop: 730,000 / local time: 01:54:51.5 2018-10-26 126 km SW of Pátra, Greece / pop: 164,000 / local time: 01:54:51.5 2018-10-26 38 km SW of Zákynthos, […]