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Welcome to Greece


Continent: Europe
Capital: Athens
Population: 11m (2015) 
Dialing Code: +30
Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
Time zone: EET (UTC+2) , Summer EEST (UTC+3)
Official language: Greek



Officially known as the Hellenic Republic Greece is a country in Southern Europe on the Southernmost tip of the Balkan Peninsula. It is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe Asia and Africa and is considered by many as the cradle of Western civilization because of Its roots as the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, Olympic games, literature, and major scientific and mathematical principles.

Its geographical appeal can simply not be overlooked with its eclectic mix of mountainours mainland and idyllic island beaches. A flourful melting pot of some of the worlds best nightspots, fresh seafood and mythical history, Greece is a fascinating and  enchanting destination

Greece boasts of about 1400islands in all, amongst them Rhodes, whichwas home to the ancient Minoan culture and its legend the terrifying Minotaur. The Islands of Courfu and Santorini are also established hangout spots for travelers from all over the world.

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