Estimate population 10,767,830 - Capital: Athens
Islands, inlets, gulfs, and bays, this endearing country has them all. Delightful and historical Greece where tourists are most welcome. Everyone who visits Greece remembers the deep blue sea and enchanting skies, the white limestone and whitewashed buildings with the orange tiled roofs. Fishermen and their small boats in gorgeous harbours and a culture so deep and rich.
Greece's official name is the Hellenic Republic, with ancient Athens as their capital city. A scenic mountain range is Pindus, with the highest peaks being Olympus, 2,917 metres (9,570 feet); Smolikas, 2,637 metres (8,652 feet); Voras, 2,524 metres (8,281 feet); and Grammos, 2,520 metres (8,268 feet).