Presentation on theme: "Ελλάδα. Location Greece - a country located in the southeastern part of Europe, on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders four countries,"— Presentation transcript:
Location Greece - a country located in the southeastern part of Europe, on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders four countries, Albania, the Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey. It has access to the four seas: Aegean, the Cretan, Ionian and Mediterranean. The highest peak is high at 2917 meters above sea level Olympus. Mount Olympus Flag and Emblem
Athens Athens - the capital and largest city of Greece. One of the most important tourist centres of Europe with the monuments of the ancient culture.
Currency The currency of Greece is Euro and any other currency is not accepted here. Euro banknotes both in Greece and throughout the euro area have seven denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500. Coins have a value of 1, 2 euro and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro cents.
Monuments Parthenon LocalityAthens Type of buildingTemple Architect Iktinos and Kallikrates Beginning of construction 447 b.c. Completion of construction 432 b.c.
Monuments Erechtheion LocalityAthenian Acropolis Type of buildingTemple ArchitectMnesikles Beginning of construction 421 b.c. Completion of construction 405 b.c.