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Abbey Bell

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Greece Greece's capital is Athens. Hellas speak Greek and a little Italian. Greece is located in Europe. Greece is mostly known for being the home of the Olympic Games! History Geography Culture Climate Interesting Facts Economy Created By date it came into existence major landforms
major landmarks
major bodies of water
major cities natural resources
manufacturing areas
land use
major companies
currency general weather conditions
average yearly rainfall
average yearly temperature
what effects the climate has on Greece? population
modes of transportation
story behind the flag
strange laws Abbey Bell
Julius Fisher
Chelsee Rose famous people major events how Greece became a
country 3000 B.C. is when Greece was first heard of. Greece didn’t become a country of its own till 1830! Alexander the Great, Homer: The Epic Poet, Socrates, Aristotle, Leonidas, Pericles, Plato, Solon, Archimedes, Hippocrates, Maria Callas 1924
to be a
democracy. The Greek War of Independence began in 1821 and concluded in 1830 when England, France, and Russia forced the Ottoman Empire to grant Greece its independence under a European monarch, Prince Otto of Bavaria. Mount Olympus and The Peloponnese Parthenon, Acropolis of Athens and Blue Domed Church in Santorini, Greece Ionian, Aegean Seas and the Mediterranean Seas Athens, Peloponnese, Cretes and Cyclades clothing
strange food
government The clothing for women and men were usually linen in the summer and wool in the winter in the ancient greece times. Now its jeans t-shirts and tennis-shoes and flip-flops . . . . . . . . Church, opera, greek musicals, world-wide, Lonian, Laiko and rock music New Year's Day
Ash Monday
Great and Holy Friday
Easter Sunday
Bright Monday
Labor Day
Holy Spirit Monday
The Dormition of the Holy Virgin
Ochi Day
Christmas Day
Synaxis of the Mother of God Catholicism and Hellenic Dolmades, Suzuki, Suflaki, Biftexi, Calamaria and Chalki Greece is a Parliamentary republic.
The Greek War of Independence began in 1821 and concluded in 1830 when England, France, and Russia forced the Ottoman Empire to grant Greece its independence under a European monarch. 1821-1830 Greece entered World War I, on the side of the Allies 1917 Hitler was forced to divert German troops to protect his southern flank and overran Greece. 1941 1981
Greece became the 10th member of the European Union. Very poor in natural resources but does produce Bauxite, Nickel and Marble. They are also weak in this category as well.
Some farming includes wheat, fruits, vegetables, olives and grapes. They use their land for mostly farming and rural areas. Greece has mostly banks, oil/gas operations, food, drink and tobacco industries. They use Euro's instead of dollars. Their GDP (2010): €227 billion (about $312 billion). Fall brings mild cold and much rain, winter brings bitter cold, spring and summer are always a little rainy 30-35 inches a year High: 85 degrees fahrenheit
Low: 50 degrees fahrenheit it rains alot in Greece because of the climate around 10,787,690 people They get to place to place by buses, taxis, cars, boats, donkeys (on some islands), ferries, airplanes, mopeds and motorcycles. The flag of Greece is blue and white and was officially adopted on December 22, 1978.The Greek flag has nine horizontal blue and white stripes, with a white cross on a blue square field in the canton position (upper left corner by the flagpole). The white cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of Greece. The ratio of its height to its width is 2:3.The blue and white colors represent the seas surrounding Greece with its blue water and white wave crests. All electronic games or devices that include games are prohibited in Greece at certain functions.
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