GREECE,1981

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Greece is a small country where European civilization started about 2,500 years ago.Greece is a country in southern Europe.It has many mountains and hundreds of small islands. Albania, Macedonia, and Bulgaria lie to the north, with Turkey and the Aegean Sea on the east.Greece is famous for its ancient history. Many of our ideas about art, government, and science came from the early Greeks

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“Athens. The city with the most glorious history in the world”, a city bowed by gods and other people, a magical city. The enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient time. The most important civilization of ancient world flourished in Athens and relives through some of the world's most formidable edifices.

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"About one-tenth of the workers in Greece earn their living by farming." Agriculture is an important economic activity. But mountains cover most of Greece. The land is rocky with little fertile soil. A Greek legend tells that God sifted the earth through a strainer while making the world.