Greece

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Subject:
Geography
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Greece

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GREECE

LANGUAGE: GreekRELIGION: Eastern OrthodoxyGOVERNMENT: Unitary parliamentaryconstitutional republicAREA: 131,957 km2POPULATION: 10,815,197

Greece has one of the longest histories of any country, tracing its roots to the civilization of Ancient Greece, which is considered the cradle of all Western civilization; its legacy includes democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature, historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama, including both tragedy and comedy.

National day * Independent Day: 25 March *Easter Monday:15 AugNotable festivals: *Patras Carnival, Athens Festival and various local wine festivals.

Officially the Hellenic Republic

Food

*Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. *Greece consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.

Greece is a democratic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life and a very high standard of living. Greece is a country in European Union

National Day & Festivals

Traditional clothing

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