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Topic: Provinces of Greece


In the News (Thu 24 Apr 14)

  
  Holidays in Greece. Greece geography. Greek travel guide
GREECE is the southern portion of a great peninsula of Europe, washed on three sides by the Mediterranean Sea.
The district along the coast was inhabited by the EASTERN LOCRIANS, while to their west were DORIS and PHOCIS, the greater part of the latter being occupied by Mount Parnassus, the abode of the Muses, upon the slopes of which lay the town of Delphi with its celebrated oracle of Apollo.
Central Greece is connected with the southern peninsula by a narrow isthmus, on which stood the city of Corinth.
www.greece-travel.gr /geography.htm   (1077 words)

  
 Greece: Description: Bible Picture Tour
Greece covers 130,000 square kilometers (a size slightly smaller than Alabama) and is located in the southeastern portion of Europe.
Greece was a republic from 1925 to 1935, and then became a monarchy again.
Greece is self sufficient in grains, and large amounts of tobacco and raisins are exported annually.
www.mustardseed.net /html/pgreecd.html   (927 words)

  
 Greece
Greece is a constitutional republic and multiparty parliamentary democracy in which citizens choose their representatives in free and fair elections.
In February the ECHR found Greece to be in violation of Article 3 and Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights for holding Mohamed Dougoz--who was being expelled from Greece--in the Drapetsona detention center and Police Headquarters at Alexandras Avenue for several years under conditions that were determined to be inhuman.
In March the ECHR found Greece to be in violation of Article 6 (the right to a hearing within a reasonable time by a tribunal) of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of George Arvelakis, who was convicted of murder in 1988.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8261.htm   (12366 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Greece
Greece was not united as one State even in classical times; Alexander's empire included all manner of nations; under Rome the scattered Greeks gradually learned to call themselves Romans.
The real danger to the ideal of Greater Greece covering all the Balkans was not, is not now, the Turk, who remains always only an unpleasant incident in the history of these lands; it is the presence of other Christian races, Slavs, who dispute the Greek ideal with their languages and national feeling.
Greece may be a long way behind France or England, in the same class of country; she is simply part of another world compared with Turkey.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06735a.htm   (10874 words)

  
 Map of the World  
Topography: Greece, the southernmost extremity of the Balkan peninsula, is a mountainous, stony country with a highly indented and crenellated coast.
Greece is divided into ten regions of which Macedonia is the largest with an area of 34,177 sq.
The second largest city, Thessaloniki, capital of Macedonia, with a population of nearly 1m, is an important seaport functioning as the gateway to the Balkans and a major economic and cultural centre for the whole of northern Greece.
www.nafpaktos.com /map_of_the_world.htm   (306 words)

  
 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The southern half of Greece consists of the provinces of Central Greece and Euboea and the Peloponnesus.
The islands of Greece are divided into the Aegean Islands, including the Northern Sporades, the Cyclades, and the Dodecanese; the large island of Crete (also Kriti); and the Ionian Islands off the west coast.
The longest river in Greece is the Aliakmon, which begins in the Pindus Mountains and flows eastward for 185 miles (298 kilometers) to the Aegean Sea as do the two major rivers of Central Greece and Thessaly the Pinios and the Sperkhios.
ianast.tripod.com /english/Greece.htm   (2394 words)

  
 Greece Museums Guide: Greece Guide
Greece Museums recommends Vacation packages to beach resorts and hotels in Greece and Greek Isles.
Much of Greece's culinary heritage can be sourced to the 400 years of Turkish rule, particularly appetisers such as tzatziki (cucumber and yoghurt dip) and octopus pickled in lemon juice and olive oil.
From 205 BC there were Roman incursions into Greece, and by 146 BC Greece and Macedonia had become Roman provinces.
www.greece-museums.com /greece-guide.php   (1922 words)

  
 Greece :: About Canada :: Provinces & Territories :: Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nova Scotia lies in the northern temperate zone and, although the province is almost surrounded by water, the climate is continental rather than maritime.
Nova Scotia was one of the four provinces that constituted the new federation called the Dominion of Canada in 1867.
At that time, the province was at the forefront of international shipbuilding and the lumber and fish trades.
geo.international.gc.ca /canada-europa/greece/about/nova_scotia-en.asp   (1037 words)

  
 Greece: history   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Under the Romans, Greece was acquainted with Christianity in the 3rd century, and it became a more rural society which was subjected to several invasions.
Greece remained under American influence, becoming a member of the Council of Europe in 1949 and of NATO in 1951.
Between 1983 and 1989, Greece and the United States signed various co-operation agreements including the maintenance of four US military bases in the country, in return for economic and military assistance.
gbgm-umc.org /country_profiles/country_history.cfm?Id=35   (2939 words)

  
 Provinces of Greece
In Greece, the provinces are a level of administration between prefecture and communities and municipalities.
Syros has no province, it is considered a municipality without a province
The provinces in italics indicates it is no longer a province.
www.mlahanas.de /Greece/Regions/ProvincesOfGreece.html   (152 words)

  
 Macedonian Heritage - Foreign Minister Samaras Letter 17 Jan 1992
The Skopje federative republic was seen as the nucleus – or Piedmont – for the annexation of the adjoining Macedonian provinces of Greece and Bulgaria.
As for Greece, with the termination of the Greek civil war (1949), the immediate annexation of Greek Macedonia to Yugoslavia was avoided.
The Macedonian provinces of Greece and Bulgaria were viewed “as not yet liberated”, while the “People’s Republic of Macedonia”, projected itself as the only “free part” of Macedonia, and the “Piedmont” for the unification of all Macedonian regions.
www.macedonian-heritage.gr /OfficialDocuments/Samaras1.html   (2930 words)

  
 greece map and map of greece information page
During this 'Classical Age' massive construction projects were undertaken including the building of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis, enduring literature was written; Socrates, the fabled philosopher, was inspiring the youth of the day with his unwavering commitment to logic and truth, and the spark was lit for the birth of the modern principles of democracy.
Greece made a positive move and joined NATO in 1952, but a few years later a military dictatorship took control and it soon suspended many political liberties and forced the king to flee the country.
Greece is quite a remarkable place as you can literally touch the antiquities of the past and stand right where the genesis of our modern cultures and political systems began.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/gr.htm   (795 words)

  
 MEMORANDUM OF GREECE
Greece believes that the application of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia for admission to membership in the United Nations under the denomination mentioned in its application introduces an element of further destabilization of the southern Balkans both in a short and in a long term perspective.
During the past year, Greece has conveyed to Skopje, on a number of occasions, its sincere determination to proceed with the development of all round economic and political co-operation with the neighbouring republic, as soon as F.Y.R.O.M. adopted the foregoing E.C. prerequisites for recognition.
Greece wishes to point out that the admission of F.Y.R.O.M. to U.N. membership prior to meeting the necessary prerequisites, and in particular abandoning the use of the denomination “Republic of Macedonia”, would perpetuate and increase friction and tension and would not be conductive to peace and stability in an already troubled region.
www.macedonian-heritage.gr /OfficialDocuments/MEMORAND.html   (1713 words)

  
 Greece
Greece was invited by the Community of Democracies' (CD) Convening Group to attend the November 2002 second CD Ministerial Meeting in Seoul, Republic of Korea, as a participant.
Greece is a multiparty democracy headed by Prime Minister Constantine Simitis of the PASOK, who was elected in free and fair elections in September 1996 and again in April 2000.
Northwestern Greece is home to an indeterminate number of citizens who speak a Slavic dialect at home, particularly in Florina province.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2002/18368.htm   (9496 words)

  
 Welcome to Travel Greece! - Greece travel destinations
A land where sacred monasteries are mountainside fixtures, three-hour sea-side siestas are standard issue, and dancing on tables until daybreak is a summer rite: Greece's treasures are impossibly varied.
The all-encompassing Greek lifestyle is a frustrating and delicious mix of high speed and sun-inspired lounging, as old men hold lively debates in town square, young kids zoom on mopeds around the clock, and unpredictable schedules force a go-with-the-flow take on life.
ACHAIA is a narrow slip of country lying between the northern barrier of Arcadia and the Corinthian gulf.
www.travel-greece.org   (1737 words)

  
 Greece: Sea
Epirus is covered by rugged ranges of mountains running from north to south, through which the Achelous the largest river of Greece, flows towards the Corinthian gulf.
Greece had two rounds of parliamentary elections in 1989; both produced weak coalition governments with limited mandates.
Firs and such wild flowers as anemone and cyclamen are found above 1,220m (4,000ft), and mosses and lichens predominate above 1,525m (5,000ft).
www.lycos.com /info/greece--sea.html   (252 words)

  
 Provinces of Greece - Definition, explanation
Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr.
Samothrace or Samothraki is not administered with any province, it is considered a municipality without a province
There are no provinces in Arta, Chios, Corinthia, Evritania, Florina, Grevena,, Karditsa, Kastoria, Lefkada, formerly in Preveza, Xanthi and Zante
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/pr/provinces_of_greece.php   (144 words)

  
 Greece Hotels
You can also Search for a destination in Greece
Booking.com is part of Priceline.com and has offices in:
Consult the detailed information and map on the hotel page to see if the hotel is located conveniently.
hotel.yinyangandtaichichuan.org /Destinations/Europe/Greece   (130 words)

  
 Greece airfare - Discount Greece airfares on flights to Greece, Athens by Save Flights .com-
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If no any routes match your itinerary, you may complete our Airfare Request Form to suggest us your destination, we will response with special offer within 24 hours.
www.saveflights.com /country/greece.html   (532 words)

  
 Go4yp - Online Yellow Pages
Greece, formally called the Hellenic Republic, is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
The waters of the Aegean Sea border on Greece to the east, and those of the Ionian and Mediterranean Seas to the west and south.
Regarded by many as the cradle of Western civilization, Greece has a long and rich during which its culture has proven especially influential in Europe, Asia and Africa.
www.go4yp.com /Country/Greece.shtml   (98 words)

  
 Greece Macedonia - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, ...
Immediately to the west of Thrace, Macedonia (Makedonia) is the largest region of Greece, including thirteen provinces and the Monastic Republic of Mt. Athos, an autonomous area.
Greece's second-largest city and second-largest port, Thessaloniki (Salonika), is located between the Khalkidiki Peninsula and the mouth of the Vardar.
West of Thessaloniki is a plain drained by the Vardar and Aliakmon rivers; the latter arises in the Pindus Mountains near the Albanian border and meanders eastward to form a swampy delta shared with the mouth of the Vardar just to the east.
www.photius.com /countries/greece/geography/greece_geography_macedonia.html   (663 words)

  
 MACEDONIA "TRUE MACEDONIANS WERE AND ARE GREEK"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In ancient times, the land that Macedonia covered included this northern province of Greece, a small part of Bulgaria, a small part of Albania, and a small part of the region that Tito named the Socialist Republic of Macedonia.
Bill Gatzoulis was born in Pentalofos of the Kozani prefecture in the Macedonia Province of Greece and came to the United States in 1955.
Marcus Alexander Templar was born in Thessaloniki, the Capital of the Greek Province of Macedonia.
www.macedonia.info /name.htm   (2205 words)

  
 Elis Province Information
The province is bounded with the prefecture of Achaia to the northeast, Arcadia to the east and the Olympia Province to the south.
The central part of the province are covered with forests and grasslands along with groves.
The province is home to about 80% of the entire prefectural population and about 2/3 of the prefectural land.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Elis_Province   (198 words)

  
 Jews in Greece
As we move to the 1970's the numbers are lower still, some 1,000 Jews in the provinces out of a total Jewish population of 5,000, the majority living in Athens and Salonica.
What started as a research paper during, a stay in Greece in 1977 and subsequent trips in the 1980's and 1990's, was developed by the author into a short book, complete with pictures, maps and statistical tables.
The E.E.E. (Ethniki Enosis Ellados), the National Association of Greece in particular, spearheaded the pogroms in Kavalla in 1930, in the Campbell neighborhood of Salonica in 1931 and in Kastoria in 1934, all with the complicity of the local police forces and the government.
www.gate.net /~mango/Jews_in_Greece.html   (855 words)

  
 BLOODSHED ON ASPHALT AND WHY THE THINGS BITE BACK
Some of them were half-drunk (Whiskey consumption is the highest in Europe), others were sleepy and tired at the wheel, and others as usual, were carrying on a conversation with their fellow-travellers, with one hand on the wheel and the other in reserve, for making intensive gestures.
THE ROAD NETWORK: We strongly believe that in addition to the bad cultural traits, the substantially inadequate secondary road network in the provinces of Greece, constituted a synergistic factor for the Easter bloodshed, as evidenced by the fact, that most of the deaths and injuries occurred in secondary roads and not in the National freeways.
The obsolete secondary road network in the provinces of Greece, which constitutes the root of the trouble should be studied all over again by experts, with the purpose of immediate correction of defects and improvements in construction.
www.demokritos.org /BLOOD.htm   (1416 words)

  
 Greece
It is advisable to contact the Embassy of Greece in Washington, or one of Greece's consulates in the United States, for specific information regarding customs requirements.
If remaining in Greece for more than the 90-day period permitted for tourism or business, men of Greek descent may be prevented from leaving Greece until they complete their military obligations.
Visitors to Greece are urged to book their island travel in these months as early as possible.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1127.html   (2349 words)

  
 ArtLex on Greek Art
Mycenae was the influential city in Greece that flourished from c.
GreekArch is a resource for the study of art and archaeology of Greece and its provinces.
Greece in the 5th Century BCE and of
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/g/greek.html   (1024 words)

  
 The Atlantic Provinces of Canada in the Electronic Passport.
Prince Edward Island (or PEI) is the smallest and least populated province, but it is where Canadian leaders first met in 1864 to form the dominion.
Each of the provinces has a French minority, but they are unlikely to want to join Quebec.
The Atlantic Provinces are much smaller and poorer than Quebec, so they would not likely form an independent nation.
www.mrdowling.com /709-atlanticprovinces.html   (247 words)

  
 Page Twenty Eight   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Roman player can capture an additional city in the affected province this turn in any foreign war, with appropriate prestige and plunder results.
In any battle fought this round, the Roman defeat point for a normal DBA battle is reduced by 1, as is the break point of Big Battle DBA commands.
99 Fortuna Fortes Favorat: In the affected province, in any battle in which the Romans are outnumbered by at least 25 percent the Roman player receives the ability to reroll six combats.
home.comcast.net /~dicemanrick/Rules/page28.htm   (342 words)

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