Greece is a country in Southern Europe, situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The continental country lies at the southernmost tip of the Balkan Peninsula and is bordered to the north by Albania, North Macedonia, and Bulgaria; to the east by the Aegean Sea and Turkey; to the south by the Mediterranean Sea; and to the west by the Ionian Sea and Italy.

Greece’s coastline stretches for 13,676 kilometers, making it one of the longest in the world. Additionally, 80% of Greece’s territory consists of mountainous terrain.

Besides the beautifully diversified landscape, Greece also hosts some of the most spectacular archaeological and religious sites in the world.

Mainland Greece is divided into administrative regions that include Attica, Peloponnese, Central Greece, Epirus, Thessaly, Macedonia, and Thrace. Each region possesses its own distinct cultural, historical, and geographical characteristics, contributing to the diverse tapestry of Greece’s landscape.

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