Greece is located in South Eastern Europe, south of the Balkan Peninsula, in the Eastern Mediterranean. Impressively enough, its coastline reaches a length of more than 13,670 km.
Greece is a topographically diverse country so it has many different climates. For the most part, the weather follows a typical Mediterranean climate pattern with nice, dry summers and mild rainy winters.
The language spoken is Greek, and the currency is the Euro. The religion of 85% of the population is Orthodox Christian, enjoying harmonious relationships with the other religious groups throughout the country.
Time Zone GMT + 2.
Greek Emergency Numbers
Tourist Police: 1571
Ambulance Service: 166
SOS Doctors: 1016
Duty Hospitals, Clinics and Pharmacies: 1434
European Emergency Number: 112
Fire Brigade: 199
Poisoning First Aid: 210 7793777