Greece 2/6/2014

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
6

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Greece 2/6/2014

1. Greek’s highest elevation is the legendary home of Zeus and other Olympian gods and goddesses, Mount Olympus at 9,750 feet (2,917 meters). Its lowest elevation is the Mediterranean Sea, or sea level.2.Greece has more than 2,000 islands, of which approximately 170 are populated. Greece’s largest island is Crete (3,189 sq. miles) (8,260 sq. km.)3.Greeks do not wave with an open hand. In fact, it is considered an insult to show the palm of he hand with the fingers extended. Greeks wave with the palm closed

Southern Europe

Greece By: Elijah Caceres

INTERESTING FACTS

CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC/ PARLIAMENT SYSTEM

Region

Area: 50,942 square milesPopulation: 11.28 Million

Climate:MEDITERRANEAN

LANGUAGE:GREEK(GREEK DIALECTS ARE USED)

GOVERNMENT

4.Greek has been spoken for more than 3,000 years, making it one of the oldest languages in Europe.5.Greece has more archaeological museums than any other country in the world6.In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name rather than their own birthday.7.Greece’s official name is the Hellenic Republic. It is also known as Ellas or Ellada8. No one in Greece can choose not to vote.

Temple of Dionysus

Athenian Acropolis

Visiting Greece would be an amazing experience. The story and legends of Greece are very interesting. The Acropolis is one of the main places I would love to visit. Please enjoy the video!

Attractions

Major Cities

Athens (Capital) ThessalonkiPiraeusPatrasHerakloinLarissa


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