Athens

Athens

Greece is a country in Southern Europe, situated on the Balkan Peninsula. It shares borders with Macedonia, Albania and Bulgaria. The country is washed by three seas – the Aegean Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea in the west, and the Mediterranean in the south.


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    1. Athens is the historical capital of Europe, with a long history, dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. In the 5th Century BC (the “Golden Age of Pericles”) – the culmination of Athens’ long, fascinating history – the city’s values and civilization acquired a universal significance. Over the years, a multitude of conquerors occupied Athens, and erected unique, splendid monuments – a rare historical palimpsest. In 1834, it became the capital of the modern Greek state and in two centuries since it has become an attractive modern metropolis with unrivalled charm.

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