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Useful Information

Useful Telephone Numbers

Greece uses the universal European emergency number 112 for Police/Fire/Ambulance. An operator will redirect the call to the appropriate service.

For specific cases, use the following numbers:

  • Police: 100
  • Fire: 199
  • Emergency medical help: 166
  • Coast guard: 108

The telephone prefix for Greece is +30.


Greece’s currency is the Euro.


ATMs are very common and available in every part of Greece. You can find them in banks, transportation hubs, restaurants, and nearby grocery stores. 

Language and Alphabet

Greek is the official language of Greece.


EU standard: 220V 50 Hz — round two-pin plugs, type C and type F.
The standard voltage is 230 V, and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Greece if the standard voltage in your country is between 220 - 240V.

Time Zone

In April, Greece operates on EEST/UTC+3.


The Athens weather in April is packed with Mediterranean sunshine, and temperatures around 20°C means you will enjoy superb conditions as you explore the ancient city.

Tourist Information

First time in Athens? Check out This is Athens or Visit Greece to make the most of your stay outside of the meeting.