Greece Abbreviations

GR is the abbreviation for Greece, the 95th largest country in the world. Officially the Hellenic Republic, Greece is a country located in Balkans, bordering 4 countries – Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Turkey. Athens is the capital city of Greece. Top 10 biggest cities are Athens (population: 664,035), Thessaloniki (population: 354,279), Pátrai (population: 168,023), Piraeus (population: 163,677), Larissa (population: 144,640), Peristeri (population: 139,970), Heraklion (population: 137,143), Kallithea (population: 100,630), Acharnes (population: 99,335), and Kalamaria (population: 91,606).

Country Profile

  • Capital: Athens
  • Language: Greek
  • Area: 131,957 km2
  • Population: 10,768,466
  • Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
  • Time zone: UTC+2
  • Calling code: 30
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation: GR
  • UN 3-Letter Abbreviation: GRC
  • Internet TLD: .gr
  • State Government Website:

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List of Greece Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Greece are GR which stands for Greece and EUR which means Euro (Greece currency). In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Greece, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

GR: Greece

Abbreviation Meaning
AXD Alexandroupolis, Greece
AOG Aluminium of Greece
ACG American College of Greece
ANCG Armenian National Committee of Greece
ATH Athens, Greece – Hellinikon
CIG Canadian Institute in Greece
CHQ Chania, Crete Island, Greece – Souda
CBGR Civilization Before Greece and Rome
CIDAG Coalition in Defense of Animals in Greece
KKE Communist Party of Greece
KNE Communist Youth of Greece
GOC Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece
GR Greece
GRC Greece
GBA Greece Basketball Association
GCSD Greece Central School District
GRASP Greece Residents Assisting Stray Pets
GUSTO Greece United Substitute Teachers Organization
GIIPS Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain
HER Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece – Heraklion
HLCG Homosexual and Lesbian Community of Greece
ITG Interconnector Turkey-Greece Project
IOA Ioannina, Greece – Ioannina
IGEM Italy, Greece, Eastern Europe, Middle East
AOK Karpathos, Greece – Karpathos
KSJ Kasos Island, Greece – Kasos Island
KVA Kavala, Greece – Kavala
CFU Kerkyra, Greece – Kerkyra
LRS Leros, Greece – Leros
LSAG Local Scripts of Archaic Greece
JMK Mikonos, Greece – Mikonos
MLO Milos, Greece – Milos
MJT Mytilene, Greece – Mytilene
NBG National Bank of Greece
JNX Naxos, Cyclades Islands, Greece – Naxos Airport
OAL Olympic Airways Greece
PAS Paros, Greece – Paros Community
PIGS Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain
PIGS Portugal, Italy, Greece & Spain
PIIGS Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Spain
PVK Preveza, Greece
RHO Rhodes, Greece – Paradisi
SMI Samos Island, Greece
JTR Santorini/Thira Is, Greece – Santorini
JSI Skiathos, Greece – Skiathos
SKG Thessaloniki, Greece – Thessaloniki
TOC True Orthodox Church of Greece
USMRAG United States Military Retiree Association Greece
UCG University of Crete, Greece
VOG Voice of Greece
WWAG We Want Apple Greece
ZTH Zakinthos, Greece – Zakinthos

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