Location: Greece is located at the southeast end of Europe and is the southernmost country of the Balkan Peninsula, bordering the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas. Its neighbouring countries are Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Albania and Turkey
Population:10,775,557 (July 2014 est.)
Capital: ATHENS (3,074,160 inhabitants)
Landscape: mostly mountains with ranges extending into the sea as peninsulas or chains of islands
State Government:: Greece is a Parliamentary Republic. The President, elected by Parliament every five years, is Head of State. The Prime Minister is Head of Government.
President: Karolos Papoulias
Religions: Greek Orthodox (official) 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%
Time Difference: Greece is in the Eastern European Time Zone. Eastern