Greece: Main Facts

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Greece Main Facts

Location: South-east Europe, at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula.

Land/Sea boundaries: Greece borders Turkey to the East and Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the north. The Aegean Sea lies east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west.

Languages: Greek (official language), Turkish, Bulgarian, Romani and English

Currency: Euro