Greece sits at the Southern tip of theThe Land ________________ peninsula. Nearly _____________ islands dot the sea around Greece and they make up about __________ of Greece’s entire land area of 50, 520 sq miles.
The _____________ mountains run throughHighlands the center of the Greek mainland. Because of the poor, stony soil, most farmers in the highland can only raise livestock. The mainland connects Greece to the European continent.
The two plains that areLowlands major farming areas are the __________________ and the ____________________. Another lowland, the _____________________ is home to 1/3 of the total Greek population
Peninsula- Piece ofPeninsulas land surrounded by water on three sides. Southwest of the Plain of Attica lies the _________________, a large peninsula of mountains and valleys. The first Olympics were held here 2,600 years ago.
Greece’s ___________Agriculture soil limits the land available for farming. Most Greek farms lie in ________________ where the land is fertile. There, farmers cultivate citrus fruits, olives, wine grapes and tobacco.
Shipping and No part of Greece is Tourism more than ______________ from the sea. Greece has one of the largest _____________________ in the world. _______________, which has increased rapidly since the 1960s, is now one of Greece’s most important industries.
The Colossus of The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek god Helios, erected in the Rhodes city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes between 292 and 280 BC. It is considered one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Before its destruction, the Colossus of Rhodes stood over 107 ft high, making it one of the tallest statues of the ancient world The statue stood for only 56 years until Rhodes was hit by the 226 BC earthquake. The statue snapped at the knees and fell over on to the land.
About 70% ofThe People Greece’s _________ million people live in urban areas. ________________, Greece’s capital is home to around three million. Many Greeks have ________________ which means to move to other countries.
Greek civilizationAncient Greeks reached its height during the mid-400s B.C., ________________. In this time frame, the Greek people made big advancements in democracy and philosophy
More About Greek writers such asAncient Greece _________________ created plays that explored human thoughts and feelings. After the “Golden Age”, Greek civilization declined and came under foreign rule for 2,000 years They did not regain their freedom until _________.
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