Interesting facts about Greece

Do you know that?:

About 7% of marble of the total world production come from Greece.

Greece is in third place in the global olive oil production and most of it is produced on the island of Corfu .

Greece is the first country in the world of the production of sponge.
80% of Greek territory is mountainous.
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Mountainous in Greece

Greece has 3,100 islands, but only 170 of them are inhabited. The largest Greek island is Crete and it has an area of ​​8260 km square.

40% of the total population of Greece lives in Athens

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Athens

From 7000 years Athens is constantly inhabited, this fact makes this city one of the oldest cities in the world.

In Greece sun shines 250 days per year, giving 3,000 hours the sun of the year.

Greece has 70% of the total commercial fleet of the Europe.

Greece has more museum than any other country in the world.

Approximately 100,000 birds from Northern Europe and Asia are wintering in Greece.

Government corruption has cost the country about 800 million euro and Greece’s debt is higher than the entire national economy.

Any part of Greece is not far from the sea farther than 137 km.

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Wildlife country includes 116 species of mammals, 18 species of amphibians, 59 species of reptiles, 240 species of birds and 170 species of fish.

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