Vasileion tis Ellados
  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Greece gained her independence from Turkey in 1821–29, and by the Protocol of London, of 3 Feb. 1830, was declared a kingdom, under the guarantee of Great Britain, France and Russia. For details of the subsequent history to 1947 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1957, pp. 1069–70.


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  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION. The General Statistical Service of Greece is an independent department under the supervision of the Ministry of Co-ordination (9 Piraeus St. Athens). Its publications include: Statistical Year book (latest issue, 1957). Bulletin mensuel de statistique. Recensements de la population. Recensement de l’agriculture. Bulletins mensuels et annuels du commerce spécial de la Grèce avec les pays étrangers. Recensement de l’industrie. Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1969

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  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton

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