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Greece Slide Show

  1. 1. Greece By: Zachary English Click For Excursion of Greece
  2. 2. Where Do You Want To Go Religion Economy Click Here to Exit Government Government 2 9 Minor Gods Customs and Beliefs 9 Minor gods (continued) Customs and Beliefs 2 Zeus Poseidon Bibliography Hades Geography Geography 2 Natural Disasters In People Geography 3 Geography 4 Greece Natural Disasters In People 2 Geography 5 Greece 2
  3. 3. Return to Main Geography  Very rock-strewn, many islands  Mainland is a peninsula  Total area of Greece is 131,957 kilometers2  80% of Greece is mountains
  4. 4. Return to Main Geography 2  Aegean sea is east of mainland  Ionian Sea is west of mainland  Mediterranean Sea is to the south  Mt. Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece
  5. 5. Return to Main Geography 3  Greece has the tenth longest coastline in the world  9,246 miles in length  Mediterranean, the Alpine and the Temperate climate
  6. 6. Return to Main Geography 4  Pindus mountain range greatly affects the climate  it makes the western side of it  Greece is very hilly
  7. 7. Return to Main Geography 5  The Mediterranean type of climate features mild, wet winters and, hot dry summers  The Alpine type is dominant mainly in the mountainous areas of Northwestern Greece  The Temperate features cold, damp winters and hot, dry summers with frequent thunderstorms
  8. 8. Return to Main People  Greek is the main language  Population from census 10,964,020  93% People are Greek  7% are foreigners
  9. 9. Return to Main People 2  An average of 16.2 million tourists come each year
  10. 10. Return to Main Religion  Greek Orthodox is the main religion  Worship 12 different gods  Each city builds a temple in a god’s honor  They sacrifice animal, food and sometimes people
  11. 11. Return to Main Economy  Euros is main currency  .68 is equal to 1 U.S. dollar  Over 45% of Greece's money comes from tourism
  12. 12. Return to Main Natural Disasters in Greece  September 7th 1999  8.3 Earthquake  Killed 143 people  Occurred in Athens, Greece
  13. 13. Return to Main Natural Disasters in Greece 2  Injured 60,000 people  30,000 were left homeless
  14. 14. Return to Main Government  Parlinamary Republic  Defense account is 18.7 billion U.S.  Greece has 157,600 Official troops active  The current President of Greece, Karolos Papoulias.
  15. 15. Return to Main Government 2  The Judiciary system is also composed of civil courts, which judge civil cases and administrative courts, which judge disputes between the citizens and the Greek administrative authorities
  16. 16. Return to Main Customs and Beliefs  The Greeks believe in 12 gods  Each stands for something in human and natural world  3 main gods and 9 children of them
  17. 17. Return to Main Customs and Beliefs 2  3 main gods are:  Hades  Poseidon  Zeus
  18. 18. Return to Main 9 Minor Gods  Aphrodite  Apollo  Ares  Artemis  Athena
  19. 19. Return to Main 9 Minor Gods (continued)  Demeter  Hephaestus  Hera  Hermes  Hestia
  20. 20. Return to Main Zeus  God of all gods and goddesses  God of sky  Created 9 children of gods  Has 2 brothers Hades, and Poseidon  Animal form is an eagle  Carries staff of electricity of his master lightning bolt
  21. 21. Poseidon Return to Main  God of the sea  Created horses  Controls all animals in the sea and horses on land  Carries a Trident  Animal form is a horse
  22. 22. Return to Main Hades  God of the underworld  Tricked by Poseidon and Zeus to rule the underworld  Uses the Furies as his weapon  Has no animal form his form is a demon
  23. 23. Return to Main Bibliography  http://www.crystalinks.com/greekgods.ht ml  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greece  http://www.gnto.gr/eot/splash/splash.htm  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/th e-world-factbook/geos/gr.html

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