The area of Greece about 130 thousand square kilometers, compared with the Arab countries, Vmessahtha the size of both Jordan and Palestine combined. Greek islands are about a quarter of this space, with a total of about 9841 islands. Crete is the largest, with an area of 8260 km
A series of mountains called the Home Bendus, reaches an elevation of the highest peaks of 2636 meters. This is a smooth extension of the Alps dinar, which descends south to eventually reach the island of Crete. In fact, the islands along this line was once a the tops of the mountain range that was covered with sea water medium, Olympia or Mount Olympus is the highest mountains of the country, with a peak height of 2.925 meters above sea level. Is a series Rudovh (Rhodope) in the mountainous north of the country, covered by dense forest. Located in the eastern plains of Greece and in the north as well. And about half the size of the country covered by forests
Greece because of the proximity of the continents of Africa and Asia, there are many foreign communities resident in the country, immigrants make up most of them. Most important of these communities: Albanians, Bosnians, Arabs (Syrians, Iraqis, Egyptians), and others. Use some non-legal immigrants Greece as a transit to other European countries.
Greek language is the official language and first language in the country, whose history dates back 3,500 years. Almtdoualh language now in Greece is Modern Greek ones. The number of Tdatha in the world, about 15 million people, mostly in Greece itself
Increased especially with the increasing border disputes, after the Turkish military intervention in 1974 on the island of Cyprus, Greece, collected with the language, culture and religion. Followed the previous Greek governments, which have been dominated by the socialist nature of a policy supportive of Arab rights in the Arab-Israeli conflict, the source of this position is a strategic alliance announced between Arab countries and Greece, against the Turkish threat and support from both the United States and Israel. Today, Greece is seeking to focus its foreign relations within the framework of external relations of the European Union