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Welcome to the Google Map of Greece and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Greece with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Greece through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Greece and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Greece starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Greece

Administrative divisions: 51 prefectures (nomoi , singular - nomos) and 1 autonomous region*; Achaia , Agion Oros* (Mt. Athos) , Aitolia kai Akarnania , Argolis , Arkadia , Arta , Attiki , Chalkidiki , Chanion , Chios , Dodekanisos , Drama , Evros , Evrytania , Evvoia , Florina , Fokidos , Fthiotis , Grevena , Ileia , Imathia , Ioannina , Irakleion , Karditsa , Kastoria , Kavala , Kefallinia , Kerkyra , Kilkis , Korinthia , Kozani , Kyklades , Lakonia , Larisa , Lasithi , Lefkas , Lesvos , Magnisia , Messinia , Pella , Pieria , Preveza , Rethynnis , Rodopi , Samos , Serrai , Thesprotia , Thessaloniki , Trikala , Voiotia , Xanthi , Zakynthos
Area: total: 131 ,940 sq km land: 130 ,800 sq km water: 1 ,140 sq km
Background: Greece achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century , it gradually added neighboring islands and territories , most with Greek-speaking populations. In World War II , Greece was first invaded by Italy (1940) and subsequently occupied by Germany (1941-44); fighting endured in a protracted civil war between supporters of the king and Communist rebels. Following the latter's defeat in 1949 , Greece joined NATO in 1952. A military dictatorship , which in 1967 suspended many political liberties and forced the king to flee the country , lasted seven years. The 1974 democratic elections and a referendum created a parliamentary republic and abolished the monarchy. In 1981 , Greece joined the EC (now the EU); it became the 12th member of the European Economic and Monetary Union in 2001.
Flag description: nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white; there is a blue square in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white cross; the cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy , the established religion of the country
Capital: name: Athens geographic coordinates: 37 59 N , 23 44 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: temperate; mild , wet winters; hot , dry summers
Currency code: euro (EUR)
Ethnic groups: population: Greek 93% , other (foreign citizens) 7% (2001 census) note: percents represent citizenship , since Greece does not collect data on ethnicity
Geographic coordinates: 39 00 N , 22 00 E
Geography note: strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and southern approach to Turkish Straits; a peninsular country , possessing an archipelago of about 2 ,000 islands
Government type: parliamentary republic
Imports partners: Germany 12.9% , Italy 11.7% , Russia 5.6% , France 5.6% , China 5% , Netherlands 5% (2007)
Internet country code: .gr
Land boundaries: 13 ,676 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 1 ,228 km border countries: Albania 282 km , Bulgaria 494 km , Turkey 206 km , Macedonia 246 km
Languages: Greek 99% (official) , other 1% (includes English and French)
Location: Southern Europe , bordering the Aegean Sea , Ionian Sea , and the Mediterranean Sea , between Albania and Turkey
Map references: Europe
National holiday: Independence Day , 25 March (1821)
Nationality: noun: Greek(s) adjective: Greek
Natural hazards: severe earthquakes
Population: 10 ,722 ,816 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Greek Orthodox 98% , Muslim 1.3% , other 0.7%
Terrain: mostly mountains with ranges extending into the sea as peninsulas or chains of islands
Unemployment rate: 8.3% (2007 est.)

Capital of Greece

Athínai (click to view Athínai Google map)

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Places in Greece

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Greece below. Places in country Greece are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Anazíri city map
Attica Periphery (329 + I Google map locations)
Central Greece Periphery (1069 + I Google map locations)
Central Macedonia Periphery (1011 + I Google map locations)
Crete Periphery (1434 + I Google map locations)
Drama city map
East Macedonia and Thrace Periphery (790 + I Google map locations)
Epirus Periphery (1028 + I Google map locations)
Evros city map
Florina city map
Grevena city map
Imathia city map
Ionian Islands Periphery (556 + I Google map locations)
Kastoria city map
Kastroúngaina city map
Kavala city map
Kilkis city map
Kozani city map
North Aegean Periphery (325 + I Google map locations)
Peloponnese Periphery (1651 + I Google map locations)
South Aegean Periphery (392 + I Google map locations)
Thessaly Periphery (898 + I Google map locations)
West Greece Periphery (1354 + I Google map locations)
West Macedonia Periphery (510 + I Google map locations)

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