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Greece. Pop - 11,306,183. Area - 131,990 km2. Capital - Athens. Largest City – Athens. Currency – Euro. Language – Greek. Main Religion – Greek Orthodox. Time Zone – GMT + 2 hours. Main Airports – Athens International ATH, Heraklion HER, Thessaloniki SKG, Rhodes RHU, Corfu CFU. Climate – Mediterranean, Alpine and Temperate which includes hot weather on the coastlines and winter snowfalls, due to the mountainous terrain of much of Greece. Voltage guide 220V. Dialing code 30. Greece is a small Mediterranean country, which consists of a mountainous mainland and over 1400 islands. The combination of a rugged mainland coastline and the islands gives Greece the tenth longest coastline in the world at 14,880 km (9,246.00 miles). The country is divide into 5 main regions: Attica (including Athens); The Peloponnesel Central and Northern Greece; Crete; and The Greek Islands (includng the Dodecanese, the Cyclades, and the Ionian Islands). The major cities include: Athens (capital and largest city); Thessaloniki (second largest city); Heraklion (Crete's largest city); Patra (third largest mainland city); and Larissa (fourth largest city). Greece is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations and the number of yearly visitors regularly exceeds the 11 million population. Visitors are not only drawn to the Greek islands and beaches but also the historical sites and spectacular mountain scenery which includes Mount Olympus ("home of the gods") the highest mountain at 2,917 m (9,570.21 ft). Among the famous historical sites and a visible connection to the Ancient Greek Civilization is the Parthenon and the Acropolis of Athens. Other key historical sites include: Delphi; Epidaurus; Olympia; Meteora; Mou to the rugged terrain the rail-network is not as extensive as other European countries although the national rail network is currently under major renovation. The islands are well connected by ferry and TLD staff have used the domestic air service to cross the mainland from Ioannina to Thessaloniki. While in Greece many tourists will want to sample Greek wines including Retsina (the flavor comes from pine resin( and Greek Liquors including Ouzo and Raki.

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Greece - wikipedia

Greece is a country in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered by Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria to the north, and by Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west. Both parts of the eastern Mediterranean basin feature a vast number of islands.

Greece - wikitravel

Greece is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, ranking in the world's top 20 countries. The nation receives over 15 million visitors annually as of 2005, a large number for a small country of 11 million, and preliminary data for 2006 show an increase in tourism figures. Visitors are drawn to the country's beaches and reliable sunny summer weather, its nightlife, historical sites, and natural beauty.

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Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The wonderful scenery, its friendly and clean seas, the mild climate, the unique historical heritage, as well as traditional Greek hospitality, are the merits that have made the country an especially attractive destination for visitors and tourists. Moreover, the tourist sector constitutes one of the main sources of Greece’s national wealth, as it contributes annually more than 18% to the G.N.P., creates approximately 700,000 jobs.

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