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Greece

Geographically and climatically Greek territory is very varied. Counting 9,000 islands, islets and rocky outcrops, 15,021 km of coastline (more than 16,000 km of coastline including rocky outcrops), the second in Europe after Norway and tenth in the world behind the United States in coastal length. The Aegean Sea has been of great importance in the history and development of Hellenistic culture and civilization.

Greece is mostly mountainous and has several chains including the Dinaric Alps to the west (which by islands change direction towards the southeast the southern Peloponnese); Rhodope mountains, the chain of Olympus and others. Greece is the European country with the largest number of mountain peaks. Its greatest height is in the chain of Olympus, the mountain Mytikas 2,919 meters, being the fourth in Europe in prominence (actual height from the base to the summit) second only to the Mont Blanc, the picor Mulhacen and Mount Etna. Its height is 2,919 prominence coincided with the height above sea level since its base is 0 meters.




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Alpes Dináricos

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Alpes Dináricos

The Alps Din & aacute; rich or Din & aacute; rides form a mountain chain & ntilde; bear in southern Europe, covering & aacute; areas of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania

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They extend 645 km along the coast of Adri & aacute sea; tico (direction & oacute; n northeast-southeast), from the Julian Alps in the northeast to the solid MOUNTAIN bear Sar - Korab, where MOUNTAIN to change of address & oacute; n (north-south). Mount M & aacute; s high in the Alps Din & aacute; is rich Prokletije, located on the border of eastern Montenegro and northern Albania, with the peak called & quot; Crest Lake & quot; to 2692 meters.

The Alps Din & aacute; rich consist of m & aacute; s rugged and extensive & aacute; MOUNTAIN area, bear in Europe apart from C & aacute; Caucasus, the Alps and the Montañ; Scandinavian ace. Conglomerad were formed during much of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic sedimentary rocks of dolomite, limestone, sand, andI formed by seas and lakes that once covered the & aacute; rea. During the Alpine earth movements that occurred 50 makes 100 million a & ntilde; os, immense lateral pressures folded and crumbled rocks in a great arc around the old r & iacute; Gido block Northeast

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The Alps Din & aacute; rich were brought to light m & aacute; s or less and fitted chains & ntilde; parallel bears, Estir & aacute; ndose like necklaces from the Julian Alps to & aacute; areas of northern Albania and Kosovo where the ground MOUNTAIN bear plunges to go to the waters of Drin and the fields of Kosovo. The mounts & ntilde; as & Scaron; ar and Korab amount and terrain MOUNTAIN bear contin & uacute; a southward to the Pindus of Greece and the mountains & ntilde; as the Peloponnese and Crete, Rhodes to Taurus south deTurqu & iacute; a


Creta

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Creta

Crete & nbsp; is an island in the Aegean Sea, the island m & aacute; Big s of Greece and the fifth in size & ntilde; o del Mediterráneo & aacute sea neo, also & eacute; n known until the early twentieth century with the name of Candia top & oacute ; minimum derived from lat & iacute; n candidus (white) that was given during the initial medieval by marine and Italian merchants for the whiteness of his land was called & quot; c & aacute; ndida & quot;.

It has an area of ??8,300 kil & oacute; square meters, a coastline of 1,040 kil & oacute; m, and a population & oacute; n. Of about 600,000

Crete is an island that has levels close to 2,500 meters on Mount Ida (2460 meters) and Levk & aacute; & Oacute; ri (2,452) and an average elevation of m & aacute; s 200m in much of the surface of the island. Its relief est & aacute; largely shaped by the activity s & iacute; SMICA responsible for its 1,040 kil & oacute; m cut costs and its fragmented plainss.
Its R & iacute; o m & aacute; s important is the Messara. Among her Gulfs excel in beautiful Mira (Miramp & eacute; llou), the Chani & oacute; n (Khani & oacute; n), and Bah & iacute; as Messara and Almiro & uacute ;. Their capes m & aacute; major s are the Sp & aacute; tha (& aacute; kra Sp & aacute; nta), L & iacute; thinon (& aacute; kra Lithino), Stavros and Sideros (& aacute; kra Sideros).

The weather is mediterr & aacute; neo, but the north is m & aacute; s h & uacute; Mede to the south due to the lower incidence of sunlight (slope of thres & iacute; a north and sunny south); also & eacute; n the area west (windward side) is m & aacute; s h & uacute; meda to the east. The elongated shape of the island (265 kil & oacute; m long) gives rise to a def & iacute; cit h & iacute; ric in the east because it is downwind of the westerlies

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El Monte Olimpo

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El Monte Olimpo

Mount Olympus (also & eacute; n transliterated as Ol & yacute; mpos, meaning & quot; the light & quot;) is mounted & ntilde; a m & aacute; s high in Greece and second Balkan (after Musala in Bulgaria, 2925 m) 2 with m1 2917 high. Located between the Greek regions of Thessaly and Macedonia is Greek nature reserve since 1938 and natural heritage of the Uni & oacute; n European since 1981 in its category & iacute; a. Of biosphere reserve

The peak m & aacute; s high is the Mitikas (2917 m), the m & aacute; s high in Greece, and the second Eskolio peak (2912 m). Mount Olympus is rich in vegetation & oacute; n, especially end & eacute;. Mica

The mythology & iacute; a Greek stood the home of ol & iacute gods on Olympus; mpicos, the chief gods of pant & oacute; n Greek, headed by Zeus. The Greeks cre & iacute; n in & eacute; l & iacute hab, a glass mansions built where the gods lived. It is an & aacute; logo spiritual world above the cosmolog & iacute; a cham & aacute; nica

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Montañas Ródope

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Montañas Ródope

R mountains & oacute; dope or MOUNTAIN as R & oacute; dope are MOUNTAIN solid, bear ancient Thrace and present Bulgaria and Greece, bounded by the valleys of R & iacute; o Mesta west and r & iacute; o Maritsa (old Hebro, Evros / Meri & ccedil;) to the north and east

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Monte Ida

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Monte Ida

Mount Ida or Ida Cretan, by opposition & oacute; n Mount Ida in Turkey & iacute; a (or Ida Phrygian), current Mount Psiloritis, stands in the Amari valley, in the center of the Greek island of Crete. It is the peak m & aacute; s high island, with a height of 2456 meters. It is the mountain with the m & aacute; s high prominence of Greece. The plateau of Nida and the forest of Ruva sest & acute; na-side esteobre the east side. The observatory of the University of Crete est & aacute; located in the secondary peak Skinakas. His imposing massif occupies the central part of the island, in the territories of the prefectures of Heraklion and R & eacute;. Tino Zeus


Pindo

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Pindo

Pindo is a mountain range in northern Greece which runs north to south along the 160 km between the sea J & oacute; nico and the Aegean Sea, forming the center of the pa & iacute; s, and was often named in antique & uuml ; old & quot; backbone & quot ;. Greece Est & aacute; n & oacute regarded as a derivation; n of the Balkans. m & aacute; & oacute XIMA elevation; n of this range is Mount Smolikas, which reaches a height of 2,637 m

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Formerly constitu & iacute; on the border between Thessaly and Epirus and marked the l & iacute; limit of Atamania. The northern part was called LACM & oacute; not Lacmos (Lacmus) and was the birthplace of five major R & iacute; os Greece: Haliacm & oacute; n, Peneus, Achelous, and Aous Aracto. The southern part of the former was called Cerceti & oacute; n (lat & iacute; n Cercetium); m & aacute party; s south was called Tinfresto (Tymphrestus, modernamentr Vel & uacute; khi) and was divided into chains Otirs and Eta. M & aacute; s & iacute south is divid; toTwo branches were no longer considered part of the MOUNTAIN as Pindo

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& oacute possession, Roman and Byzantine n, in the Middle Ages cay & oacute; in the hands of the Slavs and b & uacute; lgaros And after & eacute; s, in 1205, the Despotate of Epirus, only to be finally possession & oacute; n ottoman. Pas & oacute; Greece in 1913, at the end of the war in the Balkans. In the second world war in the region & oacute; n of MOUNTAIN as Pindo & oacute was established; the Principality of Pindus and Voivod & iacute; a. of Macedonia


Rodas

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Rodas

The island of Rhodes is a Greek island m & aacute; s extensive Dodecanese. The capital of the island is also called & eacute; n Rhodes and is also the capital of the Dodecanese prefecture

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Rhodes extends in direction & oacute; n NE-SW south of the Turkish coast, opposite the ancient region & oacute; n of Caria, which separates a channel width of 15 km. Its length is 78 km, its width is 39 km (between Lindos and Monolithos ends) and an extension & oacute; n overall 1398 km & sup2 ;. The distance that separates it from Athens is 490 km.

A mountain chain & ntilde; dashed bear crosses the island in direction & oacute; n NS. The peak m & aacute; s & uacute will sit high, to the western side and is called Ataviros (1215 m). Rhodes has no large streams but m & aacute; s good & torrents est aacute; n. For the most part during the summer dry

The population & oacute; n total island in a & ntilde; o 2000 was 174,000 inhabitants. Of the capital stood at 60,000.

Rhodes statue was of extraordinary dimensions (see Colossus of Rhodes). It was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and tradition & oacute; n that was destroyed by an earthquake

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