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Greece

Greek Island Map

Greece Location:

It is in South-Eastern Europe with 6000 islands and islets scattered throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Greece (Hellenic Republic) which shares the land borders with Albania in the North-west, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the Northward, and Turkey to the North-East.

Flag of Greece:

Flag of Greece and Location

The capital city of Greece is Athens. Other big cities in Greece are Thessaloniki, Patra’s and Piraeus. It is geographically smaller in area, but still a rich country influences the ancient times with the watersheds from the 5th century BC. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is famously recognized for its beaches, from the dark sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.

Currency – Euro

Currency – Euro

Capital and Largest City:Athens

GMT: Greece is in the Eastern European TimeZone, GMT +3

Local time in Athens is 2 hours ahead of United Kingdom.

Season – Mid April to Mid Oct.

Greece has Mediterranean climate along its coasts and islands. Once inland, many fields and cities experience a continental climate where temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C.

Summers are usually hot and dry, while winters are generally mild and wet. Northern Greece can experience cold winters, while Southern Greece and the islands experience considerably milder winters.

Summers in Greece are usually very hot, and in July and August temperatures usually reach 30 to 35°C, but sometimes even 40°C and more.

Capital and Largest City Athens

Language

The primary language of Greece is Greek, spoken by a majority of the population and some Greek dialects is spoken as easily.

The most common foreign languages learned by the Greeks are English, German, French and Italian.

Beaches

Most popular beach resorts in Greece include Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Corfu, Kefalonia, Zante and Skiathos attracting millions of foreign tourists every year.

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