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A presentation of our country, GREECE Comenius Project: Can we make a difference? Promoting environmental awareness Eleoussa, November 2012
Our neigbours are Albania, FYRoM, Bulgaria, Turkey
The Greek flag contains nine parallel, horizontal stripes. In a blue square on the top there is a white cross. The nine stripes symbolize the nine letters of the word ελευθερία (elefthería=freedom). Beside this, the stripes are nine as the syllables in the phrase Freedom or Death in Greek. The cross symbolizes the religion of Greece, Christianity.
Population: 10,000,000 people Area: 131,676 sq. kilometres
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens is one of the world΄s oldest cities with its history spanning around 3.400 years. The heritage of the classical era ( 5th through 4th centuries BC) is still evident in the city, represented by ancient monuments and works of art, the most famous of all being the Parthenon (picture in the first row), considered a key landmark of early Western civilization
The Greek language is an independent branch of the Indo-european group of languages. It has been spoken and written without interruption for more than 2.800 years. Homer wrote his epic poetry in Greek as early as 800 BC. It features the Greek alphabet, which was the base for the Latin and other alphabets.
Olympos is the highest mountain in Greece. Its height is 2918 m
Many of the traditional foods from Greece follow a Mediterranean-style diet. This dietary pattern includes high amounts of fruits, vegetables and breads. It also includes foods with high amounts of mono- unsaturated fats, such as olive oil and nuts.
Many Greeks go to traditional festivals during the summer to dance and have fun. A typical greek dance is the famous syrtaki. Greek culture
S p o r t s Sports in Greece
Across 2. A typical Greek dance is the famous........... 5. The official language in Greece is......... 6.........wrote his epic poetry in Greek as early as 800 BC 7. The longest river in Greece is............ 9. The population of Greece is approximately..... million people 10. The colours of the Greek flag are blue and........ Down 1. Many traditional Greek food follow the style of..............Diet 3. The capital city of Greece is.......... 4. The highest mountain in Greece is......... 8. The neighbours of Greece are FYROM, Turkey, Bulgaria and......... To solve it online click in the link https://crosswordlabs.com/view/greece23#cell-6-2https://crosswordlabs.com/view/greece23#cell-6-2
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