Greece Google map

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Greece Google map

Google maps, short information, Hotel Booking and detailed facts of Greece, (GRC). This page enables you to explore Greece and its border countries (location: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey) through detailed Satellite imagery - fast and easy as never before Google maps. Find comprehensive information below about the country (GRC) in its diversity: geography, economy, science, people, culture, environment, government and history - All in One on Driving Directions and Maps portal!

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Greece Google map

The map below shows Greece with cities, towns, highways, main roads, streets and Street Views. To find a location, place or landmark, use the following form and click on the "Show Map" button.


 

The Google map above is showing Greece in Europe (geographic coordinates: 39 00 N, 22 00 E) with international borders; total: 1,110 km
Border countries: Albania 212 km, Bulgaria 472 km, Macedonia 234 km, Turkey 192 km furthermore inland counties boundaries.

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Short facts about Greece, Europe

Name of the country: Greece Abbrevation of Greece: Grc. Capital of Greece:
Located: Europe Land area: total: 131,957 sq km
land: 130,647 sq km
water: 1,310 sq km
Location: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey
Geographic coordinates: 39 00 N, 22 00 E Terrain: mostly mountains with ranges extending into the sea as peninsulas or chains of islands
Area comparative: slightly smaller than Alabama
Population: 11000000 Population grow rate: 0.01% (2014 estimated) Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.78 male(s)/female
total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2014 estimated)
Exports: $30.39 billion (2013 estimated)

$28.31 billion (2012 estimated)

Imports: $50.58 billion (2013 estimated)

$53.53 billion (2012 estimated)

Import partners: Russia 13.8%, Germany 9.5%, Italy 7.9%, Iraq 7.8%, Netherlands 4.7%, France 4.5%, China 4.5% (2013 estimated)
Urbanization: urban population: 61.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.63% annual rate of change (2010-15 estimated)
Airports: 77 (2013) Climate: temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers

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About Greece

Greece achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1830. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In World War II, Greece was first invaded by Italy (1940) and subsequently occupied by Germany (1941-44); fighting endured in a protracted civil war between supporters of the king and other anti-communist and communist rebels. Following the latter's defeat in 1949, Greece joined NATO in 1952. In 1967, a group of military officers seized power, establishing a military dictatorship that suspended many political liberties and forced the king to flee the country. In 1974, democratic elections and a referendum created a parliamentary republic and abolished the monarchy. In 1981, Greece joined the EC (now the EU); it became the 12th member of the European Economic and Monetary Union in 2001. In 2010, the prospect of a Greek default on its euro-denominated debt created severe strains within the EMU and raised the question of whether a member country might voluntarily leave the common currency or be removed.

About the flag of Greece: nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white; a blue square bearing a white cross appears in the upper hoist-side corner; the cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of the country; there is no agreed upon meaning for the nine stripes or for the colors; the exact shade of blue has never been set by law and has varied from a light to a dark blue over time

Read further for many more aspects of Greece and its administrative divisions here.


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Greece hotels

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Detailed facts of Greece

Geographical details of Greece

Area: total: 131,957 sq km
land: 130,647 sq km
water: 1,310 sq km

Area - comparative: slightly smaller than Alabama

Climate: temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers

Elevation extremes: lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mount Olympus 2,917 m

Geography - note: strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and southern approach to Turkish Straits; a peninsular country, possessing an archipelago of about 2,000 islands

Irrigated land: 15,550 sq km (2007)

Land use: arable land: 18.95%
permanent crops: 8.73%
other: 72.32% (2011)

Land boundaries: total: 1,110 km
Border countries: Albania 212 km, Bulgaria 472 km, Macedonia 234 km, Turkey 192 km

Lengths of coastline: 13,676 km

Lengths of waterways: 6 km (the 6 km long Corinth Canal crosses the Isthmus of Corinth; it shortens a sea voyage by 325 km) (2012)

Location: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey

Major urban areas population: ATHENS (capital) 3.414 million; Thessaloniki 883,000 (2011)

Map references: Europe

Natural hazards: severe earthquakes
volcanism: Santorini (elev. 367 m) has been deemed a Decade Volcano by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to its explosive history and close proximity to human populations; although there have been very few eruptions in recent centuries, Methana and Nisyros in the Aegean are classified as historically active

Natural resources: lignite, petroleum, iron ore, bauxite, lead, zinc, nickel, magnesite, marble, salt, hydropower potential

Terrain: mostly mountains with ranges extending into the sea as peninsulas or chains of islands

Urbanization: urban population: 61.4% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 0.63% annual rate of change (2010-15 estimated)


Greece and its administrative divisions

13 regions (perifereies, singular - perifereia) and 1 autonomous monastic state* (aftonomi monastiki politeia); Agion Oros* (Mount Athos), Anatoliki Makedonia kai Thraki (East Macedonia and Thrace), Attiki (Attica), Dytiki Ellada (West Greece), Dytiki Makedonia (West Macedonia), Ionia Nisia (Ionian Islands), Ipeiros (Epirus), Kentriki Makedonia (Central Macedonia), Kriti (Crete), Notio Aigaio (South Aegean), Peloponnisos (Peloponnese), Sterea Ellada (Central Greece), Thessalia (Thessaly), Voreio Aigaio (North Aegean).

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