Did you know that in Greece:

  1. More than 16 million tourists vacation annually.
  2. The terrain is mostly mountainous.
  3. Crete is the largest of the 2000 islands and is also the second most popular among tourists.
  4. Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, where democracy originated and the Olympic Games were first held.
  5. It is the duty of every citizen to vote in elections, and for men, to serve in the army for at least 18 months.
  6. Greece produces more sea sponges, indispensable in households, than any other country in the world.
  7. Greece holds the majority in the EU in terms of the number of merchant ships, with over two-thirds being Greek vessels.
  8. Greece has the most archaeological museums in the world.
  9. Mount Olympus, known from mythology, is the highest mountain in the country.
  10. The island of Rhodes is a popular tourist destination.
  11. Greece has the lowest number of divorces, but the highest number of child murders (abortions) in Europe.
  12. The local cuisine consists of fatty and spicy dishes, predominantly made from lamb and veal. Greece also produces delicious feta cheese made from goat’s milk!
  13. A blend of brandy and Muscat wine transforms into the country’s most popular drink – “Metaxa.”
  14. Nearly the entire population is Orthodox, and prayers are read before school; the celebration of Easter is a sacred event for every resident.
  15. The island of Corfu (Kerkyra), known for its beauty and abundance of unique places, is located here.

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