Greece is located in Southern Europe on the Southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. It is surrounded by Aegean Sea and the Ionian Sea, and its never-ending coastline is the tenth longest in the world. Officially known as Hellenic Republic, Greece shares borders with Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. It lies between the latitudes 34 degree and 42 degree north, and 19 degree and 30 degree east.
Greece has vast number of islands grouped into 4 which are; The Argo-Saronic Islands, the North Aegean Islands, the Dodecanese and the Ionian Islands. Greece is made up of Attica, Central Greece, Central Macedonia, Crete, East Macedonia and Thrace, Epirus, Ionian Islands, North Aegean, Peloponnese, South Aegean, Thessaly, West Greece and West Macedonia.
Greece has a Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers.
Greece follows an Orthodox faith while Muslim and Roman Catholics also exist. The official language spoken in Greece is Greek.
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