Greece

by: Chesney Paine 4th period

Greece

The name: Greece:

capital of Greece: Athens witch is located in the southeastern corner of Greece, with the Aegean Sea to the northeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the southwest.

languages: Greece only has one main language that is Greek.

location: Greece is located at the southeast of Europe.

population: 11,032,328 people

Top major cities in Greece

The top main cities in Greece: ATHENS,THESSALONIKI,HERANLION, AND PATRES.

They are the cities that big things happened there in them cities. That is why each of them have special name.

Climate

what is the average temperature of Greece? It first start of the average was 69 F then it started to warm up and then the total average added up to 77 F.

Culture

POPULAR MUSIC: Greece Music types Dimotiko, Kantada, Nisiotika, Rebetikoand information about some of the world-famous artists Kalomiris, Miropoulos, Callas, Xenakis, Theodorakis CLOTHING: Greece wears chiton, peplos, himation, and chlamys. Ancient Greek men and women typically wore two pieces of Greek draped about the body.

HOLIDAYS: In June Holiday of Agios Pnevmatos Holy Spirit is a 3-Day weekend similar to Memorial Day in the USA. the 25th of December

is the name day for Christos. In July 20th: The Panagiri day for the Prophet Elias, usually held at the higgest church or monastery.

Facts

1.No one in Greece can choose to not vote. Voting is required by law for every citizen who is 18 or older.

2.Greece has more international airports than most countries because so many foreign tourists want to visit.

3.In the 1950s, only about 30% of Greek adults could read and write. Now, the literacy rate is more than 95%.

4.Greece enjoys more than 250 days of sunshine—or 3,000 sunny hours—a year.

5.Greece has more archaeological museums than any other country in the world.

WEB VISITED: http://facts.randomhistory.com/interesting-facts-about-greece.html