Greece is known as the Hellenic Republic, known since ancient times as Hellas, which is a country located in southeastern Europe, where it occupies a strategic location at the crossroads between Africa, Asia, and Europe because it is located on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula, so it shares the land borders with Albania to the northwest, and with Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia to the north, and with Turkey to the northeast, it must be noted that it consists of nine geographical regions, namely: Thessaly, the Peloponnese, Macedonia, Epirus, central Greece, Crete, Thrace, and the islands Ionian, Aegean islands, and in H. This article will introduce you to the things you are famous for.
What is Greece known for?
Greece is famous for containing the island of Santorini, which is characterized by its stunning natural scenery, and for containing the Temple of the Acropolis located in the capital, Athens, which is one of the most important monuments of ancient Greek civilization, in addition to being the island of Mykonos, which overlooks the Aegean Sea, Rhodes Island, and others Among the picturesque places, it must be noted that it is famous for the tobacco industry, mining, and heavy industries, in addition to the repetition of oil, oil, and manufacturing of electrical appliances, the export of agricultural products, such as barley, corn, and wheat, as well as its ancient civilization derived from a Greco civilization.Read:How Burj Khalifa was built
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The mountains of Greece
Greece contains a series of main mountains called Pindos, with a high peak of 2,636 meters, and is considered an extension of the Diamond Alpine chain, noting that it descends south to reach Crete, and Olympia, or Olympus is the highest mountain in the country, with a height of 2.925 Meters above sea level.
The climate of Greece is divided into three types: the climate of the Mediterranean Sea, which is characterized by a moderate temperature in the winter, and its heat in the summer, the alpine climate, and a moderate climate, noting that it has a constant average temperature, in general, and snow falls on the heights during the winter .
The Greek language is the official language in the country, with a history dating back to 3,500 years, knowing that the language currently spoken in Greece is the modern Greek language.
Most of the Greek population condemns the Orthodox Christian religion, bearing in mind that the Greek constitution guarantees freedom of religions, as it does not specify an official religion for the country, and Muslims constitute 1.3% of the indigenous population, whose origins are of Turkish or Bulgarian origin, and they reside in Thrace, as there are about a million Arab as legitimate and illegitimate, as a result of economic factors.Read:The names of hotels near the Great Mosque of Mecca are reasonable