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Letonia ( final )

  1. 1. Our country Greece
  2. 2.  Greece is a country in Southeast Europe.  Greece's population is around 11 million.  The capital of Greece is Athens.  The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.  Flag:
  3. 3. Volos
  4. 4.  Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly.  Population: Volos population is around 150.000.  It is an important industrial centre, while its port provides a bridge between Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  Climate: Volos, as a Mediterranean city, experiences a typical climate of neither particularly high nor extremely low temperatures throughout the year.  Volos is known for its tsipouro, a local drink served in local restaurants called Tsipouradika in shot glasses with the company of meze(small side dishes with seafood).
  5. 5. Argo
  6. 6. Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos
  7. 7. Palia / Volos Castle On the hill of Palia, at the entrance of Volos city, the remains of a mycenaean city were discovered. This city was the palatial center of Iolkos(Volos) in Ancient Greece.
  8. 8. The little train of Pelion
  9. 9. Mountain Pelion
  10. 10.  Pelion is at the southeastern part of Thessaly between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea.  In Greek mythology, Mount Pelion (which took its name from the mythical king Peleus) was the homeland of Centaurs, mythological creatures with the head, arms and torso of a human and the body and legs of a horse.
  11. 11. Volos by Night
  12. 12.  The 3rd upper secondary school of Volos is one of the most centrally located schools in the town of Volos in central Greece. It is one of the oldest schools in the city. It is a general secondary school with 32 staff and almost 300 students.
  13. 13. Hephaestus Hephaestus was the god of fire and volcanoes. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera, the king and queen of the gods and humans.
  14. 14. The volcano of Santorini
  15. 15. The volcano of Nisyros
  16. 16. Poseidon Poseidon was one of the twelve Olympian Gods of the Greek pantheon. He was the god of the oceans , rivers, springs and water. He was also called the "God of the Sea".
  17. 17. Thales Thales was a Greek philosopher from Miletus. Thales believed that the originating principle of nature was a single material substance: water.
  18. 18. Rivers
  19. 19. Hot spring
  20. 20. Air
  21. 21. Aeolus Aeolus was the ruler of the winds in Greek mythology.
  22. 22. Anaximenes of Miletus Anaximenes was an Ancient Greek philosopher active in the latter half of the 6th century BC. Anaximenes asserted that air was this primary substance of which all other things are made.
  23. 23. Demeter Demeter was the godness of the harvest, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth.
  24. 24. Taygetos Parnassus Ossa Kissavos
  25. 25. The mountain Olympus  Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece.  In Greek mythology Olympus was the home of the Twelve Olympian gods of the ancient Greek world
  26. 26. This was believed to be the throne of Zeus, the king of gods & humans.
  27. 27. Forests
  28. 28. And this is only the beginning...

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