INTRODUCTION Greece is a country located in southeastern Europe. Its capital is Athens. Greece is located in the Balkan peninsula. Its composes by almost 6000 islands scattered across the Mediterranean sea. The biggest island is Creta.
CLIMATE The Greek climate is divided in 3 main parts: Mediterranean climate, pine climate and tempered climate. These climates are mixed over Greece.
HISTORY In ancient Greece was one of the most technologically advanced regions in the West and it was possessed of a rich cultural tradition. It was famous for his scientific knowledge, its thinkers and writers, their art. and temples.
LANGUAGES <ul><li>Greece is today relatively homogeneous in linguistic terms, with a large majority of the native population using Greek as their first or only language. The Muslim minority in Thrace, which amounts to approximately 0.95% of the total population, consists of speakers of Turkish, Bulgarian and Romani. </li></ul>
TYPICAL FOOD <ul><li>Greek cook is cited as an example of mediterranean diet. Have influences balkan, italian and turkish. The most famous dishes are moussaka, stifado and spanakopita. </li></ul>
RELIGION <ul><li>The Greek Constitution guarantees absolute freedom of religion. It also says that all people living in the Greek territory shall enjoy full protection of the religious beliefs. Under the Constitution, the "prevailing religion" is the Greek Orthodox Church based in the capital city of Athens. Greek Muslims are about 1.3 % and most of them are in Thrace. There are also evangelical Protestants and Catholic, mainly in the Cyclades, and Jews, especially in Thessaloniki. </li></ul>