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Location Map of Greece

Where is Greece
Where is Greece located on the world map?
The given Greek location map shows that Greek is located in the south-eastern part of Europe continent. Greece map also shows that besides, the mainland, Greece is also constituted of hundreds of islands located into the Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, and as well as in the Aegean Sea. However, the country also shares its international boundaries with Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia, and Albania in the north and Turkey in the east. Furthermore, Aegean Sea lies in the east of the mainland, Mediterranean Sea in the south, and Ionian Sea in the west.

Interestingly, Greece is very ancient place where civilization had groomed; not only this, the modern democratic system had also been originated and developed in the Greece itself. Besides, other worldly recognized activities those had been developed here are Western philosophy, Western literature and historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, Western drama including both tragedy and comedy, and last but not the least i.e. the Olympic Games.

Because of much diversified topographic features and coastal location, Greece has three types of climate i.e. Mediterranean type - it is characterized with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. The regions comes under this category are the Cyclades, the Dodecanese, Crete, etc.

The Alpine type - it is found mostly in the mountainous areas of Northwestern Greece.
Temperate type - it is covers the northern part i.e. Thrace, Central Macedonia etc. And, it is featured as cold, damp winters and hot, dry summers.
The government type of Greece is a parliamentary republic. The President is use to be the head of the state. President of Greece is elected by the Parliament for a five-year term.
Moreover, the Greece tourism contributes maximum revenue to the country's annual GDP. This ancient region has plenty of places to visit. Some of them are declared as Natural Heritage site by the UNESCO. The capital city Athens is most important of them for the tourists of the world.

Quick Facts
Continent Europe
Where is Located Greece is a country located in the Southern Europe
Coordinates 39, 22
Capital Athens
Largest City Athens
Neighboring Countries Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Macedonia
Administrative divisions13 regions
Area 131,957 Sq km
Population10,767,827 (2012 Est.)
Official Language Greek (Official)
Currency Euro (€)a (EUR)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeGR
ISO Alpha-3 Code GRC
ISO Numeric Code300
GDP $293.9 billion (2011 Est.)
Calling code 30
Time Zone EET (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .gr