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Modern Greece traces its roots to the civilization of ancient Greece, generally considered the cradle of Western civilization. As such it is the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature and historiography, political science, major scientific and mathematical principles, and Western drama, including both tragedy and comedy as its mentioned in Greece on world map. This legacy is partly reflected in the seventeen UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in Greece, ranking Greece 7th in Europe and 13th in the world.
Greece purchasing power-adjusted GDP per capita was the world 25th highest. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it had an estimated average per capita income of $29,882 for the year 2009 as you can see in Greece on world map, a figure slightly higher than that of Italy and Spain. According to Eurostat data, Greek PPS GDP per capita stood at 95 per cent of the EU average in 2009.
In 2009, Greece had the EU second-lowest Index of Economic Freedom (after Poland), ranking 81st in the world. The country suffers from high levels of political and economic corruption and low global competitiveness relative to its EU partners as its mentioned in Greece on world map. The Greek economy faces significant problems, including rising unemployment levels and an inefficient government bureaucracy.
Map of Greece and surrounding countries shows all countries around Greece. This Greece map and bordering countries will allow you to know neighboring countries and the geographical location of Greece in Europe. The Greece map and surrounding countries is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Greece has land borders with the following surrounding countries: Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Land boundaries as its shown in the map of Greece and surrounding countries measure 1,228 km, bordering Albania 282 km, Republic of Macedonia 228 km, Bulgaria 494 km, Turkey 206 km.
Greek Macedonia is more or less the northern part of mainland Greece, bordered in north by Albania, the Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, and in east by Turkey as its mentioned in the map of Greece and surrounding countries. The width of the territorial waters. Both sides currently possess 6 nautical miles (11 km) off their shores in the Aegean Sea. Greece currently claims 10 miles, while Turkey as one of Greece surrounding countries only acknowledges 6 miles.
Greece foreign policy with its surrounding countries is generally aligned with that of its EU partners. Greece maintains full diplomatic, political, and economic relations with its Southeast European neighbors, except with the Republic of Macedonia, and regards itself as a leader of the region Euro-Atlantic integration process. Greece has a special interest in the Middle East because of its geographic position as you can see in the map of Greece and surrounding countries and its economic and historic ties to the area.
Map of Greece in Europe shows the location of Greece in the Europe continent. Greece map Europe will allow you to easily know where is Greece in Europe and to know countries near. The Greece in the Europe map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Greece Listeni/ˈɡriːs/ (Greek: Ελλάδα, Ellada, IPA: [eˈlaða]) historically in Katharevousa and Ancient Greek: Ἑλλάς, Hellas, IPA: [eˈlas] and [helːás] respectively), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Elliniki Dimokratia, IPA: [eliniˈci ðimokraˈtia]), is a country in Southern Europe as its shown in Greece map Europe, politically considered part of Western Europe.
Greece was the first area in Europe where advanced early civilizations emerged (see Greece map Europe), beginning with the Cycladic civilization on the islands of the Aegean Sea at around 3000 BC, the Minoan civilization in Crete (2700–1500 BC) and then the Mycenaean civilization on the mainland (1900–1100 BC).
The Athens Metropolitan Area of Greece in particular is served by some of the most modern and efficient transport infrastructure in Europe as its mentioned in Greece map Europe, such as the Athens International Airport, the privately run Attiki Odos motorway network and the expanded Athens Metro system.