Greece is located in the Southeastern part of Europe and on the southern point of the Haemus Peninsula – widely known as the Balkan Peninsula – and consists a unique meeting point among 3 continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. It shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the northeast. Greece extends over an area of 131,957 km2, whereas its territory consists of 3 main geographical areas:
A peninsular mainland
This part extends from the region of Central Greece on the South to the region of Thrace on the North. It’s the biggest geographic feature of the country, offering large geographical diversity, multiphasic natural beauty and innumerous summer and winter destinations.
The Peloponnese peninsula
A large peninsula, separated from the mainland by the Corinth canal, which offers endless natural surroundings, ski resorts and wonderful beaches.
Islands and Islets
Greece is well-known on an international level for its approximately 6.000 islands and islets. Each one of them is a precious treasure of unique beauty, scattered either in the Aegean or in the Ionian Sea. They form wonderful complexes, painting the charming canvas of the Greek Archipelago. Ionian Islands, Dodecanese, Cyclades, the Islands of the Argo-Saronic Gulf, Sporades Islands, Evia, and Crete are the small jewels that decorate this stunning part of the earth.
Greece Geography & Topography
Mount Olympus is the highest peak – at 2,917 m (9,570 ft), and a total of 80% of the Greek territory is covered by mountains and hills, making the country one the most mountainous in Europe. Moreover, its coastline lies on approximately 7500 kilometers, of which 6.000 are found around the thousands islands of the Greek archipelago, generating a truly unparalleled phenomenon on the European continent.
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