Greece, officially known as the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in southeastern Europe. It is situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and is surrounded by the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas. Greece has a total area of approximately 131,957 square kilometers (50,949 square miles).
Greece is known for its rich history, culture, and contributions to the arts and sciences. Its capital city, Athens, is known for its ancient landmarks, including the Acropolis and the Parthenon, as well as its vibrant modern culture.
Greece has a population of approximately 10.7 million people, with Greek being the official language. The country has a diverse economy, with major industries including tourism, shipping, and agriculture. It is also known for its production of high-quality olive oil, wine, and other agricultural products.
Greece has a rich history, having been home to various civilizations throughout its history, including the Ancient Greeks, Byzantine Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. It has played a significant role in world events such as the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, and World War II.
Greece is a parliamentary republic with a head of state, currently President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and a prime minister, currently Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Greece is a member of the United Nations, the European Union, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), among other international organizations.