Our Country, Our Town,
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Greece is located on the southernmost point of the
Balkan Peninsula and is flanked by 3 large bodies
of water: the Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea, and the
With an area of 131,940 square kilometers and a
coastline of 13,676 kilometers, Greece is a land
of mountains and sea.
The country also has more than 2,000
islands, of which 170 are inhabited.
The capital of
Greece is Athens
whereas Greece has a
Greece has long been known for its warm climate,
scenic Mediterranean coastlines and classical and
archaeological sites, dating back thousands of years to
classical ancient Greece.
Some of the most popular
The Acropolis of Athens
These attractions, together with its
beautiful and quiet islands and the
renowned hospitality have made
Greece one of the most beautiful places
The Greek Flag The Greek flag has its current form
since 1822. The blue colour
represents the Greek sky and sea.
There are many versions about
what the white colour stands for,
some of which are: 1) the foam of
the waves, 2) the snow of the
mountaintops,3)the purity of the
fighters of 1821.
It consists of nine stripes, as many as the syllables of the motto of the
Greek Independence struggle, “ Freedom or Death”.
The Cross stands for Christianity and states the deep-rooted
connection between the country and Christianity.
A few things about the places we live in…
OichaliaOichalia, also known as
Neochori, is a small town in
central Greece and it belongs
to the Thessaly periphery. It
has approximately 5000
residents. It is geographically
set on a plain and it is
naturally very green.
Although there aren’t many
sights to see, there are some
places that really worth
This is the Neochoritis river. It flows through the hills behind our
Our Townhall is situated in the old primary school. It is
located in the main square, where many people meet to
discuss current topics.
In our town there are also many churches
and monasteries, some traditional houses
and some historic buildings. There are also
some big, green parks, where people and
especially children spend most of their free
In our little town, electricity and cars arrived
in the 1960’s, television in the 1980’s and
internet and computers arrived in the late
Well, our imaginary trip to our country
has reached its end…
We hope you liked our country! We
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