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  • Greece

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    Greece Geography So you want to know about Greece? Here are some highlights! Also check out the links to other sites about Greece. On this Page: •     Key Facts •     Geographic Landmarks •     Points of Interest •     Major Industries •     Historical Highlights •     Population and Culture •     Books about Greece •     Links to other sites about Greece Other related pages: •     World Geography Index •     Ancient Greece Key Facts     Top of Page Greece is one of the oldest civilizations, dating

  • Greece

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    Greece Greece…most people think that Greece is just a vacation paradise, but to its inhabitants, they might not think the same because how hard it is to live there. Greece, located between 41.8 ° N and 35 °N, 19.8 ° E and 28.2 ° E, is the country I am going to inform you about. The country of Greece has no other name besides just “Greece.” There are some different technical names that Greece can be associated with. The conventional long form that you can call Greece is the “Hellenic Republic

  • Greece: A Note On The History Of Greece

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    Greece is a country located in Southern Europe and gained its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1830. In the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, more territories and islands were added on. In 1940, Greece was invaded by Italy in World War II, which was also under the power of Germany. The outcome of World War II eventually led to the civil war which was against the supporters of the king and other anti-communist and communist rebels in 1949. Following Greece

  • Greece

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    & Culture There are few places in the world with so rich and diverse an artistic and cultural history as Greece. In terms of archeology there are artifacts that are 200,000 years old, while architecturally Greece boasts Minoan and Dorian ruins dating back almost four millennia. Greece is also where drama originated, so there are plenty of ancient theatres to pick your way through Museums Greece is bursting at the seams with museums. Almost every single city, town, village, historical site, settlement

  • Greece

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    Greece has an area of 50,949 square miles and is located at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The area of Greece is approximately the same as that of England or the U.S. state of Alabama. Greece is located in Southern Europe between Albania and Turkey. The country is bordered to the west by the Ionian Sea, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the east by the Aegean Sea; only to the north and northeast does it have land borders. The basically Mediterranean climate of Greece is subject

  • Greece

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    Greece Greece was founded in 3000 B.C. Greece is located in Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Turkey and Albania. Greece’s area can be compared to the size of the state of Alabama. Between 3500 and 3000 B.C., society was becoming more complex. Villages built during this time were becoming larger. However, the population increased at a slow rate. During the second millennium B.C. two Greek civilizations evolved - the Minoan in Crete and the

  • The Geography of Greece

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    Geography of Greece Greece is a country with an interesting geography that is diverse in many senses. The location of Greece itself, as well as the lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere come together to form the cumulative geography of the country. These categories of geography interact with each other to form Greece as it is. The location, its longitude and latitude, effects the country’s climate, or its atmosphere. Likewise, the country’s relationship to water, the hydrosphere

  • The Phenomenon of Greece

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    The Phenomenon of Greece Greece is a strange phenomenon the similar of which could hardly be equaled elsewhere in the world. The greatest misfortune of Turkey is that it is condemned to live with that country side by side. When the issue is Turkey, Greece always sees red. When we analyze the feelings of Athens toward Turkey, it is seen that those feelings exceed every criterion of what would be an "enmity ". The presence of the Turk has manifested itself in the behavior of the Greek as a '

  • Athens, Greece

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    Athens, Greece Athens was the intellectual center of Greece. It was one of the first city-states of its time, and is still known as one of the most famous cities in the world. It was named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom and the city's patron. In 508 B.C., Athens became one of the first societies in ancient times to invent democracy. Democracy came from the Greek words, demos, meaning people, and kratein, meaning to rule. This form of government was usually held in a meeting place, which

  • Greece: Causes And Impact Of Globalization In Greece

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    Since its introduction to the European Union Greece has struggled as a nation trapped in its historical past. Greece has been greatly effected by globalization and is struggling economically to this day being held together by the support of other European Union countries for the benefit of the global economy. The stabilization of the Grecian economy has been of high concern for many years as Greece’s economic foundation seems to continue crumbling beneath the sheer weight of debt. The modern globalized