Greece officially known as Hellenic Republic, located in the southeast Europe, close to Africa and Asia. The capital and largest city in Greece is Athens. Greek is the official language spoken in Greece. A member of the European Union and uses the Euro as its currency.
Greece is a developed country with a high standard of living. The industries include the service sector, agriculture and tourism. It is a popular tourist destination and home of World Heritage Sites. Greece features thousands of islands, including destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos. It is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. The highest mountain in Greece is Mount Olympus. The Olympic Games originated in Ancient Greece. Athens most recently hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 2004.