The Hellenic Republic
Greek National Anthem
The tallest mountain is Mount Olympus at 9,570 feet. Greece has the 11th longest coastline at 8,498 miles. Greece has many islands, approximately 1,400, however only 227 are inhabited. Greece borders Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south.