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    Figure 11. Government Organization, 1994


    President Konstantinos Karamanlis and government officials at religious ceremony, Christmas 1994
    Courtesy Press and Information Office, Embassy of Greece, Washington

    Greece is a unitary state based on a system of parliamentary representation. The powers of the state are separated into three branches to prevent their concentration in a single authority. Despite constitutional provisions to strengthen local administration (article 102), in 1994 power still rested largely with the central government. For the first time in October 1994, local elections included direct election of province governors (nomarchs). Until that time, governors had been appointees of the national government.

    Data as of December 1994

    NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from The Library of Congress Country Studies and the CIA World Factbook. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION should be addressed to the Library of Congress and the CIA.

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