The Greek Parliament in Athens (Photo:
Greece has a population of 10.9 million and an area of 132,000 km2. It joined the EU in 1981. At present, it has 5 out of 87 votes and 25 out of 626 seats in the EU Parliament.

The future

After the first enlargement, it will have 12 votes out of 321 in the Council and 24 seats out of 732 in the EU Parliament.