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Location: Greece (formally known as the Hellenic Republic) is a large country in southeastern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea. Greece is bordered by Albania, Macedonia (The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Bulgaria, and Turkey.

Capital: Athens is the capital of Greece.

Size: Greece covers about 131,940 square kilometers (slightly smaller than the US state of Alabama). There are 13,676 kilometers of coastline.

Population: The population of Greece is about 10,706,290 (as of July, 2007).

Greece is divided into 51 prefectures.

Official Language:Greek

Greek FlagFlag: The flag of Greece is blue and white; it has nine horizontal blue and white stripes, with a white cross on a blue square field in the canton position (the upper left corner by the flagpole). It was adopted in 1978.

Climate: Greece is generally temperate.

Highest Point: The highest point in Greece is Mount Olympus (2,917 meters high).

Lowest Point: The lowest point in Greece is the Mediterranean Sea (at sea level).

Natural Resources: Greece is rich in natural resources, including fertile farmlands, minerals, and seaports.

Independence: Greece gained independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. Greek National Independence Day is celebrated on March 25 each year.

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