Mykonos | Mykonos Greece
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ESSENTIAL INFO

 

Travel Adviser

General Information

Mykonos is a Greek island and one of the top international tourist destinations, famous worldwide for its cosmopolitan character and intense nightlife. 
Mykonos is is part of the Cyclades, lying between greek islands Tinos, Siros, Paros and Naxos, with an area of 105.183 km² (41 sq mi) and a population of 9,320 inhabitants (2001).
The island is composed primarily of granite. It has little natural fresh water and relies on the desalination of sea water in order to meet its needs.

About the country
Greece is situated in Southeastern Europe, with an area of 131,957 sq.km. and a population of 10,964,020. 
Athens is the capital of Greece with a population of 3,192,606.
The Hellenic Republic is a Presidential Parliamentary Democracy.
Greece is a member of NATO and the European Union.
The Greek economy adopts the principles of free enterprise and is bound by the regulations of international organisations such as ECOFIN and WTO, of which it is a member.


Time and Currency
Greek time is GMT +2 hours.
The currency is euro.


Health
Travelers will not face any major health risks in Greece. During the summertime though, visitors should be prepared to deal with the Greek climate. Be sure to wear a hat and sunglasses, and to apply sun-block while touring and sunbathing. Wear light and airy clothes and always have a bottle of water handy.
If any health problems do arise during your stay in Greece you will not have any difficulty in dealing with the situation. For minor injuries and illnesses, just go to a pharmacy, where they will be able to assist you immediately. Pharmacies can dispense most over the counter drugs. For more serious conditions, you should go to a Health Center or a Hospital. Health care in Greece is free and you will not be charged for treatment. Hospital and clinic facilities are first rate and the medical personnel is efficient. 


Electric Current 
The standard in Greece is 230V AC (50Hz). Appliances from North America require a transformer and British ones an adaptor.


Public Holidays 

1 January: New Year’s Day
6 January: Epiphany
10 March: Ash Monday
25 March: National Holiday
16 April: Good Friday
17 and 18 April: Easter
1 May: May Day
16 June: Whit Monday ( Holiday only for public sector) 
15 August: Dormition (Assumption) of The Virgin 
28 October: National Holiday 
25 and 26 December: Christmas


Passports and Visas

When entering Greece, EU citizens are not required to carry their passports. An EU Identification Card provides adequate information. UK citizens need to carry a passport, but otherwise the entry conditions are the same as other EU nationals.

Citizens of the U.S., Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and several South American nations require only a valid passport to stay in Greece for up to 90 days without a visa. Nationals from a number of other countries are permitted to remain in Greece for 60 days without a visa. Visa extensions can be easily acquired by an application and payment of an extension fee to the proper authorities, while you must also be able to show bank documentation or other evidence which states that you have the means to support yourself without employment. Staying in the country with an expired visa is prohibited and subject to prosecution.
  
Lastly, Greek authorities prohibit entry to individuals whose passport states that they have visited the occupied region of Northern Cyprus after November 1983. 

For more information , you may visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece
     
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