Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, and is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, and the Sea of Crete and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin, featuring thousands of islands. The country consists of nine traditional geographic regions, and has a population of approximately 10.4 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki and Patras.

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Greece signs Artemis Accords for responsible moon exploration

NASA Welcomes Greece as Newest Artemis Accords Signatory

Greece announces €60-million Earth observation microsatellite constellation

Illuminating Athens, Greece: Nighttime Wonders From Space

What caused the volcanic tsunami that devastated a Greek island 373 years ago? Kolumbo underwater volcano's 1650 eruption killed 70 people on Santorini Island, Greece.

Scorched Earth: Wildfires Continue To Rage in Greece

Satellite imagery captures wildfires breaking across Greece (photo)

Satellites watch as wildfires rage across Greece (photos)

Oldest evidence of humans in Greece is 700,000 years old, a quarter of a million years older than previous record

New research from Greece shows that 3 strategies people consider most effective in improving relationships are: Showing more interest in one's romantic partner; trying to understand his/her needs; and willingness to discuss problems together. Improving one's appearance was rated least effective.

In parts of Ancient Greece, first-cousin marriage was not only allowed but encouraged, DNA shows

The Elgin Marbles may finally return to Greece, 200 years after being removed by British nobility

Paid to Fight, Even in Ancient Greece

Unearthing Everyday Life at an Ancient Site in Greece

Greece Battles Raging Wildfires on Lesbos Island – Residents and Tourists Evacuated

3-D Printing Might Recreate the Elgin Marbles of Greece

Divers Pull Marble Head of Hercules From a 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck in Greece. The Antikythera shipwreck, discovered in 1900, continues to yield new artifacts.

Rusty saber, possibly wielded by medieval Turkish pirates, unearthed in Greece

2,100-year-old burial of woman lying on bronze 'mermaid bed' unearthed in Greece