Bank of Greece
Working to ensure price and financial stability for the benefit of Greece’s citizens
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20 years of euro banknotes and coins
On 1 January 2002 people in 12 EU countries held euro banknotes and coins in their hands for the first time. Today, the euro is the currency of over 340 million people in 19 EU Member States.

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Why is inflation currently so high?
After years of very low inflation, in August, September and October 2021 inflation hit its highest level in 13 years. This is happening for three main reasons: our economy is reopening fast, higher energy prices are pushing up inflation, and something that statisticians call the “base effect”.
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Culture

  • Museum
  • Historical archives
  • Publications
  • Library
In the centre of Athens, accesible to people with disabilities and a free entrance
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A fascinating journey to the modern monetary and economic history of Greece
Promoting historical research through the Bank of Greece's archives
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A rich collection of archival material relating to the Bank's work and Greece's economic history, open to researchers
A lively journey into culture
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Publications focusing on man, history, art and the urban landscape
One of the few central bank libraries that is open to the general public, with an extensive collection on economics and finance
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The main purpose of the Library, which is regarded as the most comprehensive economic library in Greece, is to support the research and other activities of the Bank 

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