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Greece Tourism and Travel: online guide for vacations to Greece

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3/7/2010
Overall rating: 8

Surface:The total land area of Greece is around 131,990 sq km.

Population:  The country’s population is around 11 million. Ethnic minorities such as Armenians and Jews comprise a small percentage of the population.

System of government: Greece is a parliamentary republic with a presidential form of government.

Capital: Athens, with a population of more than 3.1 million people, is the capital of Greece.

Religion: The national language of the republic is Greek.

Official Language: The national language of the republic is Greek.

Government: Greece is a parliamentary republic with a presidential form of government.

Climate: Greece experiences a temperate climate characterised by hot summers and mild winters.

Units of measure and electricity: The country uses the metric system of measurement with the official electricity unit being 220V, 50Hz.

Time Zone: The standard time is GMT + 2.

Currency: Euro (1 € = 1.35 $)

Travel documents required: Citizens of most countries (except the EU and EEA) require a visa to enter Greece.


Shweta 8/21/2013 At 11:59
Parikia 8
Parikia is the main port of Paros island. The town is strongly influenced by the architecture used during the Bronze Age and is famed by its tapered paved paths, small shops, old churches and the houses in white and blue. Parikia is the one of the famous tourist destination here because of its erratic beauty it attracts a large number of visitors. Something that is really eye catching in the town is the Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral which is something really interesting it’s one of the oldest byzantine church in all Greece. Parikia town is amazing, the downtown with white and blue houses just looks flamboyant, they some of the amazing restaurants in the town, the beach is a beauty. Dinghy sailing school is a great place if you want to learn boating; the teachers here are good and...

Pallavi 8/14/2013 At 04:36
Hersonissos 9
Hersonissos is a municipality and a metropolis towards the north of Crete, neighboring the Mediterranean / Aegean Ocean. The settlement of this particular metropolis is the rural community Gournes. Hersonissos is leaning towards sightseeing business. The grimy coastline is as always a pleasure to watch and wonderful for kids and visitors who come to soak in the sun, building the municipality entertaining all through the daylight. There is adding together a batch to accomplish for kids. Hersonissos is well branded for being incredibly secure all through the nighttime & sunlight hours; it has a standing of one of the solitary secure spaces in Crete. There is in addition a petite aquarium called Aqua world Aquarium which has a variety of amphibians, creatures and living organisms. Similar to a...

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Acropolis
 Other attractions (Athens)
2
Perissa Beach
 Beaches (Santorini)
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Parthenon
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Athens)
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Paradise Beach
 Beaches (Mykonos)
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 Beaches (Alonissos)
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 Surroundings (Santorini)
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 Landmarks and Historic sites (Athens)
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 Landmarks and Historic sites (Athens)
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 Nightlife (Santorini)
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 Beaches (Zante)
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 Nightlife (Kalamata)
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 Beaches (Santorini)
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Agora
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Athens)
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