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Description: The physical Map of Greece showing major geographical features like islands, elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Greece Facts and Country Information...

Greece is a southern European country which lies at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The country sits between north latitudes 35 and 42 degrees and east longitudes 19 and 28.30 degrees.

The north of the country is bordered by the Republic of Macedonia, Albania and Bulgaria, the west is covered by the Ionian Sea, the south is taken up by the Mediterranean Sea and the east has the Aegean Sea and Turkey.

The country can be divided into 3 geomorphic zones, the large mainland Peloponnese; the peninsula connected by the Isthmus of Corinth and the islands. Greece also has 15000 kilometers of coastline in total.

Most of the country is dominated by mountainous rocky terrain. The Pindus mountain range runs diagonally across the country and also run under the sea which constitutes many islands.

The highest peak in the country comes in the form of Mount Olympus which rises to 2919 meters above sea level. The lowest point is called the Vikos Gorge and is the second deepest after the Grand Canyon. The vertical drop measures more than 1100 meters.

The Rhodope mountain range runs along the border of Greece and Bulgaria. The Aliakmonas River is the longest in the country and runs for 297 kilometers.

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