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What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Pretty large. Greece is a wonderful place to retire. - Oct 3, 2017
There is a large expat community, but it doesn't always feel much like a community, as expats often are more integrated into Greek communities through marriage. There is enough to do and there are enough English-speaking Greeks that expats don't rely on expat friends as much as they may in other locations. People tend to either love it here or hate it; there are few in between. Those who love it here tend to have nice housing and love the beach and opportunities for regional travel. Those who hate it tend to have less nice housing. - Jan 15, 2017
The economic crisis has been challenging for everyone. Greece, and Athens in particular, has a lot to offer expats - excellent healthcare, a variety of international schools, plentiful restaurants, cafes, museums, parks, and things to do and places to explore. Greece is very family friendly and Greeks make relationships - family, friend, or colleague - a priority. - Dec 20, 2016
Large. - Sep 7, 2013
HUGE! - Jul 14, 2012
Huge. - Jun 30, 2010
Large. - Jan 6, 2009
Large. - Dec 27, 2008
Pretty large and varied. - Jun 20, 2008