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Greece

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  • 1. Welcome to your Dream Vacation! Greece
  • 2. Location Officially known as the Hellenic Republic, Greece is a country located in the south of Europe. Greece is situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. Surrounded by the Aegean, Mediterranean, and Ionian Seas on three sides, Greece has an important location as a gateway between Europe and the Middle East and Asia.
  • 3. Population The population of Greece represents 0.16 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 617 people on the planet is a resident of Greece. The total population in Greece was last recorded at 11.3 million people in 2012 from 8.3 million in 1960, changing 36 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Greece is reported by the Eurostat. From 1960 until 2012, Greece Population averaged 9.9 Million reaching an all time high of 11.3 Million in December of 2011 and a record low of 8.3 Million in December of 1960z
  • 4. BRIEF History  The ancient Greeks were known for their great literature, learning, and architecture. Plays are among the finest pieces of literature from ancient Greece. Some modern operas and films are based on these plays.  Ancient Greece had several important thinkers called philosophers. Socrates was a well-known philosopher. He taught about knowledge, friendship, and justice. One of Socrates’ students was a philosopher named Plato. Plato wrote about government, mathematics, and astronomy. He also wrote about how people behaved.  Two of the most important city-states were Athens and Sparta. Athens, located in the center of the Greek Peninsula, was a democracy. Sparta was in the southern part of the Greek Peninsula. They were (oligarchy) ruled by two kings  The city-states of ancient Greece fought with each other. In 338 B.C. they were conquered by King Phillip II of Macedonia. After Phillip died, his son, Alexander the Great, took control. Alexander conquered new lands. This spread Greek culture, language, and ideas throughout
  • 5. Famous landmarks Santorini: Santorini is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is famous for its dramatic views, stunning sunsets, the white-washed houses, and its very own active volcano
  • 6. Famous Landmarks: Meteora Parthenon, Acropolis Greece famous houses Delphi Theatre
  • 7. Famous Landmarks of Ancient Greece Mystras Ancient Olympic Stadium Mount Athos Corinth
  • 8. Famous Beaches: Myrtos Beaches Mykonos
  • 9. THANK YOU AND PLEASE COME AGAIN

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