State of the Southern Europe belonging to the European Economic Community, south of the Balkan peninsula. Apart from a mainland, comprising the Ionian islands, the Crete and almost all the Aegean. Bordered on the north by Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, European Turkey to the east and the Aegean Sea, south to the Mediterranean to the west by the Ionian Sea and Albania with the NO. The coastline of Greece presents many outgoing calls, so that being the smallest of the southern peninsulas of Europe, has the largest development costs. One of its many gulfs, of Lepanto or Corinth, the Peloponnese from the rest of the country, leaving the region connected to the mainland only by the isthmus of Corinth, now traversed by a canal. Pindo or the Greek mountains (or Hellas Hellas, the name of Greece), which crosses from north to south, forming numerous branches and clumps of OTRIs Olympus, and continue south, forming the long and narrow and Attica Argolida, which in turn extends to the string of islands of Evia, the Cyclades, sporadic, and so on. The main rivers are the Aspropótamo, the Struma, Vardar and Maritza. The climate, warm and dry in general, is healthy.
Ελληνική Δημοκρατία Total population of 10,538,594 Per capita income of Greek citizens is estimated at € 10,000. Total area: 131.940 km ² Greece is a parliamentary republic The official language is Greek in Greece Athens is the capital The National Day is March 25: Independence Day and evangelists.
Mild, wet winters, hot summers to dry. Greece enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate. In summer the days are long and high temperatures, often at the end of the day can be a refreshing breeze, especially in coastal areas and the north. In the Athens summer days can reach 42 º C. Winters are mild in the south and coldest in the north. The rainy season is from November to March Weather in Greece
Resources and products from Greece Principal Natural Resources Greece Emphasize the bauxite, lignite, magnesite, oil, marble. Major agricultural products of Greece Dominated by wheat, corn, barley, sugar beets, olives, tomatoes, wine, snuff, potatoes, meat, dairy products. Principal Industry in Greece The main tourism, as well as snuff and food processing, textiles, chemicals, metal products, mineral oil.
Infrastructure Railways in Greece Total km: 2.474 km Roads in Greece 130,000 km, paved: 119.210 km Seaports in greece Alexandroupolis, Elevsis, Iraklion (Crete), Kavala, Kerkira, Khalkis, Igoumenitsa, Lavrion, Patrai, Pireaus (Piraeus), Thessaloniki, Volos
Athens Acropolis A flagship building temples, meeting rooms for important personalities and events that also included the Parthenon: A temple dedicated to the goddess Athena is also considered the most important of all the Greek civilization. The sculptures in relief which can be viewed, and impressive columns give us an idea of what might have been one stronghold of the Greek civilization where the people involved in the company's decisions
Temple of Olympic Zeus Athens is a temple. Although started in the sixth century a. C., was not finished until the reign of Emperor Hadrian in the second century. In the Hellenistic and Roman times was the largest temple Grecia.Adriano the temple dedicated to Zeus, king of the gods. Erected a giant statue of gold and ivory of Zeus in the cella, and placed an equally large himself close to it. No rest of it or the interior of the temple has survived
The main Greek cities of antiquity, such as Corinth, Delphi, Argolida or organized athletic games in honor of the gods, but the most important were those held in honor of the god Zeus in Olympia every four years in the summer. The first Olympics were held in the year 776 BC. These athletes competed in all parts of Greece and if at that time war had imposed a truce among the contenders not to interfere in the conduct of the Games.