Greece

Grecia
Grecia
Greece

Geographic and climáticamente the Greek territory is very varied. Having 9.000 islands, islotes and rocky outcrops, 15.021 km of coast (more than 16.000 km of coast including the rocky outcrops), being the second of Europe after Norway and tenth of the world behind United States in coastal length.

The sea Egeo has been of big importance in the history and development of the culture and civilisation helenística.

Greece is mostly mountainous and has several chains between them the Alpes Dináricos west (which by means of islands change of direction to the sureste south of the Peloponeso); mountains Ródope, the chain of the Olimpo between others. Greece is the country of Europe with main number of mountainous beaks.

His main height finds in the chain of the Olimpo, in the mountain Mytikas 2.919 meters above sea level, being east the chamber of Europe in prominence (real height of the base to the summit) surpassed only by the Mont Blanc, the beak Mulhacén and the Mountain Etna. His height of prominence is of 2.919 coinciding with his height s.n.m. Put that his base finds to 0 meters above sea level.