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GREECE is an European country situated in the southeast; i.e. on the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered by Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. Greece is surrounded with two sees: the Aegan Sea to the east and south and the Ionian see to the west. It is a country with developed economy – the great part of the income is derived from the tourism. Greece is mostly famous for its ancient monuments. What do we owe to Greece? Almost everything. Ancient Greece with its cultural achievements laid foundations of Western civilization – it is a birthplace of philosophy, mathematical science, democracy, stagecraft, including comedy and tragedy, etc. The capital is Athens.

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GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:

Capital town:

Athens

Largest city:

Athens

Official languages:

Greek

Area:

131,957 km2

Population:

10,815,197 (2011)


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ATHENS

ATHENS is the capital and the largest city of Greece. It has a population of approximately 800,000.....