You can find on this page the Greece cities map to print and to download in PDF. The Greece map city presents main cities, towns and presents the capital of Greece in Europe.
The map of Greece with cities shows all big and medium towns of Greece. This map of cities of Greece will allow you to easily find the city where you want to travel in Greece in Europe. The Greece cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Almost three-and-a-half millennium old, the city of Athens is the largest city in Greece today. Athens is also the capital of Greece and has the most developed economy in the country. The cities in Greece as its mentioned in the map of Greece with cities bear monuments belonging to the Jewish, Roman, Ottoman, and Byzantine settlement.
The city history dates back to several centuries and cultures the cities were influenced by the Roman Empire and the Turkish Empire before independence. The cities flourished to make Greece the cradle of Western civilization (see the map of Greece with cities). Besides, the strategic location of the country along the Balkan Peninsula facilitated the development of ports, trading centers, and shipping docks.
Greek cities are full of possibilities, easily accessible and visitor friendly around the year, offering a great sum of modern facilities and choices. Greek cities combine excellent conference facilities with unique museums, archaeological sites as you can see in the map of Greece with cities, shopping and nightlife.
The map of Greece with major cities shows all biggest and main towns of Greece. This map of major cities of Greece will allow you to easily find the big city where you want to travel in Greece in Europe. The Greece major cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Almost two-thirds of the Greek people live in urban areas. Greece largest metropolitan centres and most influential urban areas, are those major cities of Athens and Thessaloniki, with metropolitan populations of approximately 4 million and 1 million inhabitants respectively as its shown in the map of Greece with major cities.
Athens is the most densely populated region of Greece with 19,000 people per square mile in the city. About two-thirds of Greek people live in urban regions. Along with Athens, other major cities include Thessaloniki (788,000), Patras (214,000), and Heraklion (174,000) as its mentioned in the map of Greece with major cities.
Athens, the capital city of Greece, is also the largest city in the country. Thessaloniki is the second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia, Greece. As of 2011, the population of the city was 1,084,001. Built on the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, Patras is the 3rd largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece. As of 2011, the city had a population of approximately 260,308 as you can see in the map of Greece with major cities. Larissa is also one of Greece major cities, it is the transportation hub of Greece linked by roads and rails to the port of Volos, Athens, and Thessaloniki.
The capital of Greece map shows the main city of Greece. This capital map of Greece will allow you to easily plan your travel in the capital of the country Greece in Europe. The capital of Greece map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens (/ˈæθɨnz/; Modern Greek: Αθήνα, Athína; IPA: [aˈθina]; Katharevousa: Ἀθῆναι, Athine; Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athēnai) is the capital and largest city of Greece as its shown in the Capital of Greece map. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,400 years. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato Academy and Aristotle Lyceum, it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely due to the impact of its cultural and political achievements during the 5th and 4th centuries BC on the rest of the then known European continent.
According to Eurostat, the Athens Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) is the 7th most populous LUZ in the European Union (the 4th most populous capital city of the EU) with a population of 4,013,368 (in 2004) as its mentioned in the Capital of Greece map. Athens is also the southernmost capital on the European mainland. In addition, the municipality of Athens is the capital of the Attica region.
Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery as you can see in the Capital of Greece map. Landmarks of the modern era, dating back to the establishment of Athens as the capital of the independent Greek state in 1833, include the Hellenic Parliament (19th century) and the Athens Trilogy consisting of the National Library of Greece, the Athens University and the Academy of Athens.