Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

112 in Greece

Share this

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Greece.

Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:

  • 100 - police,
  • 199 - fire brigade,
  • 166 - emergency medical service,
  • 108 - coast guard,
  • 197 - emergency social assistance,

There is no specific help for disabled people.

It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card.

112 calls are answered on average within 9 seconds.

In addition to Greek, the calls are answered in English and French

According to the latest  E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 49% of Greeks know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

Useful Links

Last updated on 05/03/2014