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 Greece - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Greece, formally called the Hellenic Republic (in Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Hellenik√© Demokrat√≠a), is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
Greece became a province of the Roman Empire, but Greek culture would continue to dominate the eastern Mediterranean and when the Empire finally split in two the Eastern or Byzantine Empire, centred on Constantinople, would remain Greek in nature, as well as encompassing Greece itself.
Although the population of Greece continues to grow, Greece faces a serious demographic problem: 2002 was the first year where the number of deaths surpassed the number of births.
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 Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greece was gradually conquered by the Ottomans during the 15th century.
Greece also has some Roman Catholics, mainly in the city of Patras and the Cyclades islands of Syros, Paros, Tinos, and Naxos; some Protestants and some Jews, mainly in Thessaloniki (which was once a major Jewish city until the Holocaust).
One small part of Greece, Mount Athos, is recognised by the Greek constitution as an autonomous monastic republic, although foreign relations, however, remain the prerogative of the Greek state.
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 Encyclopedia: Demographics of Greece
Greece also has some Roman Catholics, mainly in the city of Patras and the Cyclades islands of Syros, Paros and Naxos; some Protestants and some Jews, mainly in Thessaloniki (which was once a major Jewish city until the Holocaust).
Greece is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
According to the 2001 census, the population of Greece was 10,964,020.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Demographics-of-Greece   (235 words)

  
 Demographics of Greece: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Greece was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic period and by 3000 BC had become home, in the Cycladic Islands (additional info and facts about Cycladic Islands), to a culture whose art remains among the most evocative in world history.
During the centuries of Ottoman domination, the Greek Orthodox Church (State church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church) preserved Greek language, values, and national identity and was an important rallying point in the struggle for independence.
Greece (A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil)
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Greece
Greece, officially called the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
Greece became a province of the Roman Empire, but Greek culture would continue to dominate the eastern Mediterranean and when the Empire finally split in two the Eastern or Byzantine Empire, centered on Constantinople, would remain Greek in nature, as well as encompassing Greece itself.
Greece, before the Ottoman rule, was part of the Eastern Roman Empire or as it is commonly known the Byzantine Empire.
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 GREECE FACTS AND INFORMATION
After liberation, Greece experienced an equally bitter Greek Civil War between much of the left (led by communists but much broader than just the KKE) and U.S. alligned conservatives and royalists that lasted until 1949, when the right devastated the left in the battle of Grammos-Vitsi.
The country consists of a large mainland at the southern end of the Balkans; the Peloponnesus peninsula (separated from the mainland by the canal of the Isthmus of Corinth); and numerous islands (around 3,000), including Crete, Rhodes, Euboea and the Dodecanese and Cycladic groups of the Aegean Sea as well as the Ionian sea islands.
The population of the two largest cities in Greece, Athens and Thessaloniki, reached almost 4 million in Athens while in Thessaloniki it was slightly over the 1 million.
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 Learn more about Greece in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Hellenic Republic, Hellas for short and commonly known as Greece, is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
Conflict over the issue of Cyprus led to the collapse of the military junta in 1974 and the establishment of a democratic republic in 1975, following a plebiscite.
The Greek language is spoken not only by the residents of Greece but also by Greeks who live in other countries, including the USA and Australia.
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 Main Page - Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
After liberation, Greece experienced an equally bitter civil war between much of the left (led by communists but much broader than just the KKE) and royalists that lasted until 1949, when the royalists devastated the left in the battle of Grammos-Vitsi.
The population of the two largest cities in Greece, Athens and Thessaloniki, reached almost 5 million in Athens while in Thessaloniki it was slightly over the 1 million.
During World War II, when Greece was occupied by Nazi Germany, 86% of the Greek Jews were murdered and only a minority survived and most of them have emigrated to Israel.
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 Greece
Greece, formally the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
Greece proper was gradually conquered by the Ottomans during the 15th century.
Greece slowly grew in territory and population until it reached its present configuration in 1947.
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 GREECE STYLES, FASHION AND RESEARCH CENTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Greece became a province of the Roman_Empire, but Greek culture continued to dominate the eastern Mediterranean.
The country consists of a large mainland at the southern end of the Balkans; the Peloponnesus peninsula (separated from the mainland by the canal of the Isthmus_of_Corinth); and numerous islands (around 3,000), including Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Euboea and the Dodecanese and Cycladic groups of the Aegean_Sea as well as the Ionian sea islands.
Greece also has some Roman_Catholics, mainly in the city of Patras and the Cyclades islands of Syros, Paros, Tinos, and Naxos; some Protestants and some Jews, mainly in Thessaloniki (which was once a major Jewish city until the Holocaust).
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 Balkan Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In the 1990s, the region was gravely affected by armed conflict in the former Yugoslav republics, resulting in intervention by NATO forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.
Greece has been a member of the European Union since 1981; Slovenia and Cyprus since 2004.
Republic of Macedonia, Demographics of the Republic of Macedonia
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 Demographics of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Initially, Greece's mosaic of small city-states were considered to be ethnically similar.
During the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires (1st century-19th century), Greece's ethnic composition became more diverse, incorporating a variety of migrant from neighboring regions and members of the various powers that occupied Greece over the centuries.
The survey mentioned that most of the respondents were using the Greek language in everyday life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Greece   (693 words)

  
 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Main article: Politics of Greece The Parliament in Athens, Greece The 1975 constitution includes extensive specific guarantees of civil liberties and vests the powers of the head of state in an indirectly-elected president, who is advised by the Council of the Republic on an ad hoc basis.
Greece has an expanding services sector and telecommunications industry and has become one of the largest investors in her region.
One small part of Greece, Mount Athos, is required by the constitution to be governed theocratically as a monastic republic.
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 Greece - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It is bound by Albania, Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, Turkey and the Aegean Sea to the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Ionian Sea to the west.
In Dec. 1974 Greece held a referendum which voted against the restoration of the monarchy and a new constitution in June 1975 declared Greece a presidential parliamentary republic.
During 1993 diplomatic strains continued between Greece and its Balkan neighbors with Albania deporting a Greece priest accusing him of attempting to instigate the union of southern Albania (Epirus) with Greece.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/greece.htm   (1532 words)

  
 Demographics of Greece - Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Since independence in 1829 and an exchange of populations with Turkey in 1923, Greece has developed a national state which claims roots reaching back 3,000 years.
Eastern Orthodox Christianity is the dominant religion in Greece.
According to the report by Greek Helsinki Group and Minority Rights Group - Greece[1] (http://www.minelres.lv/reports/greece/greece_NGO.htm) from 1999, in Greece there are some autochtonous minority groups, but the numbers provided are considered by many, as biased or at least not accurate.
www.balkans.eu.com /wiki/index.php?title=Demographics_of_Greece   (656 words)

  
 Greece - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was this Greece of city-states that established colonies along the Mediterranean, resisted Persian invasions and whose culture would be the basis of Hellenistic civilisation that followed the empire of Alexander the Great.
The Byzantine Empire survived numerous centuries of attacks from the west and east until Constantinople fell in 1453 to the Ottoman Empire.
On April 21, 1967 the military seized power in a coup d'etat that also abolished the Greek monarchy.
capetown.homeip.net /gr/Greece.html   (949 words)

  
 Greece demographics compared with the us topography Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Participants were asked to record their activities in a diary for a 24-hour period, resulting in an accurate measurement of what Americans are doing with their time.
Unemployment in Greece climbed to 10.4 percent in the last quarter of 2004, compared to 10.1 percent in the previous quarter and 9.9 in the same quarter in 2003, National Statistics Service data showed.
Greece's fourth-largest bank, Emporiki, said yesterday it returned to profit in the first quarter, posting net group earnings of 24.5 million euros compared with a loss of 9.9 million a year earlier.
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 Ask For Greece! Greece: Demographics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Apply to become a volunteer Greece Expert and join the 'Ask for Greece!' community.
The only minority to which special rights are granted (deriving mainly from the Treaty of Lausanne) is the Muslim (mainly Turkish) minority of Thrace.
Please note that most of the volunteers that operate 'Ask for Greece!' are non-English native speakers.
www.ask4greece.org /greece-demographics.php   (372 words)

  
 Greece Chamber of Commerce :: Greece, New York
Learn about the group health and dental insurance offered though membership in the Greece Chamber of Commerce.
We are constantly reviewing and improving the benefits and services offered to Greece Chamber members.
Please print out a copy of our Membership Survey and return it to us by January 15th to qualify for a drawing for one of three business card ads in our monthly newsletter, The Informer.
www.greecechamber.org   (208 words)

  
 Environmental Expeditions to Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Determine distributions of freshwater fishes and crabs in approximately 125 streams and rivers in drainages of Kalamas, Aheron, Arachthos, Acheloos, Evinos, Mornos, and Sperchios rivers of mainland Greece relative to natural and human induced changes in riverine environments.
Correlate current distributional patterns of fish faunas (including newly described, threatened and endangered fish species) to human demographics, geography, stream characteristics, and historical geological and evolutionary processes in mainland Greece.
Relate fish species diversity and ecology to chemical contamination, habitat quality, and human demographics in mainland Greece.
www.smv.org /prog/GenesTrip01/2001.html   (152 words)

  
 Environmental Expeditions to Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Determine distributions of freshwater fishes and crabs in Pinios, Alphios, Pamisos, Evrotas, and Nedas rivers drainages of Peloponessos, Greece relative to natural and human induced changes in riverine environments.
Correlate current distributional patterns of fish faunas (including newly described, threatened and endangered fish species) to human demographics, geography, stream characteristics, and historical geological and evolutionary processes in Peloponessos, Greece.
Conduct pesticide scans of fish tissues in selected rivers and lakes in Peloponessos, Greece, and perform risk assessment analyses.
www.smv.org /prog/GenesTrip01/2002.html   (162 words)

  
 Greece Chamber of Commerce - Town of Greece Demographics
Greece Chamber of Commerce - Town of Greece Demographics
2000 Geographic Area: Greece town, Monroe County, New York
The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
www.greecechamber.org /town_of_greece_demographics.htm   (115 words)

  
 Statistics and Demographics - Greece - Internet Statistics and Demographics Directory
Statistics and Demographics - Greece - Internet Statistics and Demographics Directory
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 Vlachs - TheBestLinks.com - Albania, Bulgaria, Balkans, Central Europe, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Megleno-Romanians (speaking Megleno-Romanian language) are living in Northern Greece.
The religion of the Vlachs is predominantly Eastern Orthodox Christianity, but there are some regions where they are Catholics and Protestants (in Transylvania) and a few are even Muslims (in some regions of Greece and in the European part of Turkey).
List of Romanians - Vlachs of Romanian ethnicity
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