Greece

Greece

Greece (Greek Ελλάδα [ɛlaða] Elláda formally Ελλάς, Ellas, Hellas '; official full form Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Elliniki Dimokratia, Hellenic Republic') is a country in Southeastern Europe and Mediterranean country. The Greek territory borders Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey. Greece is a parliamentary republic with presidential elements; the executive lies with the government, to a lesser extent also to the President. Greece is since 1981 member of the European Union and, together with 18 other EU member states a monetary union, the euro zone. It is a member of the United Nations, the OECD, NATO, OSCE and Council of Europe. The Human Development Index ranks Greece to the very highly developed countries.

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