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English Greece - Hellenic Republic

Greece (officially the Hellenic Republic) , is a country in south-eastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan peninsula. It is bordered by ► Bulgaria, the ► North Macedonia, ► Albania to the north, and by ► Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west. Both parts of the eastern Mediterranean basin feature a vast number of islands. Greece includes the autonomous monastic republic of ► Athos.

Ελληνικά Η Ελλάδα (ή Ελλάς, επίσημη ονομασία Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), είναι χώρα στην νοτιοανατολική Ευρώπη, στο νοτιότερο άκρο της Βαλκανικής χερσονήσου, στην Ανατολική Μεσόγειο. Συνορεύει στην ξηρά, βόρεια με την ► ΠΓΔΜ και την ► Βουλγαρία , στα βορειοδυτικά με την ► Αλβανία και στα βορειοανατολικά με την ► Τουρκία. Βρέχεται ανατολικά από το Αιγαίο Πέλαγος, στα δυτικά και νότια από το Ιόνιο και από την Μεσόγειο Θάλασσα. Θεωρείται λίκνο του Δυτικού πολιτισμού. Η Ελλάδα έχει μια μακρά και πλούσια ιστορία κατά την οποία άσκησε μεγάλη πολιτισμική επίδραση σε τρεις ηπείρους. Στην Ελλάδα ανήκει και η ► Αθωνική Πολιτεία του Αγίου Όρους.

Short name  Greece
Official name Hellenic Republic
Status Independent country since 1821, member of the ► European Union since 1981
Location South East Europe
Capital Αθήνα[1] (Athens)
Population 10,816,286 inhabitants
Area 131,990 square kilometres (50,960 sq mi)
Major languages Greek
Major religions Greek Orthodox Church
More information Greece, Geography of Greece, History of Greece and Politics of Greece
More images Greece - Greece (Category).

General maps

Map of Greece
Topographic map of Greece
Map of Greece in the colors of the Flag of Greece.
English: Modern regions of Greece
Ελληνικά: Περιφέριες της Ελλάδας
English: Modern regions of Greece
English: Prefectures of Greece
Ελληνικά: Νομοί της Ελλάδας
English: Prefectures of Greece
Municipalities of Greece
Parliamentary constituencies of Greece

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Greece, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Greece.

Map of Pelasgians
Dialect map of Prehistoric Greece
Mycenaean remains in Epirus
Tribes in Thrace
Map of Thracian Tribes
Celtic migrations
Ancient Thrace
ancient Thrace,map made in 1585
Map of Orpheus's life
The life of Orpheus (svg, translatable)
Ancient Greece, southern regions
Ancient Greece, northern regions
Ancient regions of the Peloponnese
Ancient Greek dialects (following Woodard 2008)
Ancient Greek dialects (following Horrocks 2006)
Ancient Epirus
Ancient Epirus
(svg) Ancient Epirus
Epirus in relation to Modern states Epirus
(svg) Epirus in relation to Modern states Epirus
Minoan Crete
Dorian invasion and Karanus of Macedon Karanus of Macedon
The Archaic period in Greece (750 BC – 480 BC) Archaic period in Greece
Kingdom of Macedon
Kingdom of Macedon
Ancient Greece, Northern part
Religious Sanctuaries of the Ancient Greeks
Homeric Greece (around 8th century BCE)
Greek colonization 8th until 6th century BCE
Ancient Greece 700-600 BC
Ancient Greek world around 550 BC
Sparta in the classical age
The Region in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Greece and the Achaemid Empire (Persia (648–330 BCE) at its greatest extent
Greece and the Persian Achaemenid Empire
Greece and the Persian Achaemenid Empire
Greece and the Persian Achaemenid Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] Battles of Ancient Greece Ancient Greece
Hellenic Battles,700-168 BC [svg]
Ionian Revolt around 500 BC
Greco-Persian Wars around 500 BC
Greco-Persian Wars around 500 BC
Third Persian Invasion around 480 BC
Athens and her allies in 431 BC. The city-states in the Aegean were part of the Delian League
Peloponnesian War
Greek states around 431 BC (Peloponnesian War)
371 BC - 362 BC, Theban Hegemony
Greece 371-362 BCE
Expansion of Macedon
English: The expansion of Macedon
Expansion of Macedon
Macedon and Philip II's campaigns Hellenistic period (around 336 BC)
The Macedonian Kingdom 334-323 BCE
The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map of the Empire of Alexander
Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Pyrrhus' invasion of Italy
Hellenistic successor states:
Kingdom of Ptolemy
Kingdom of Cassander
Kingdom of Lysimachus
Kingdom of Seleucus
Other states:
Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
Hellenistic period (around 200 BC)
Territorial development of the Roman Empire 264 BC-192, including the conquest of present
Roman conquest of Minor Asia
Roman Republic 100 BCE
Map of the Roman Empire in 50
The extent of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire;
133 BC
44 BC (late Republic, after conquests by republican generals)
AD 14 (death of Augustus)
117 (maximum extension)
Camps of the Roman Legions in 80
Map of the Roman Empire in 116
Achaea in the Roman Empire (116)
Epirus in the Roman Empire (116)
Macedonia in the Roman Empire (116)
Roman Empire in 117
The Roman province of Achaea
Roman Empire divided 395, showing the dioceses and praetorian prefectures of Gaul, Italy, Illyricum and Oriens (east), roughly analogous to the four Tetrarch zones of influence after Diocletian's reforms.
The division of the Empire after the death of Theodosius I, ca.395 AD superimposed on modern borders.
Invasions of the Roman Empire 100-500
Invasions of the Roman Empire 100-500
Division of the Roman Empire in 406
Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire, c.476
Eastern Roman Empire
Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Eastern Roman Empire under emperor Justinianus
Map of the changes in borders of the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire 550
The Byzantine Empire at the accession of Leo III, c. 717
The Byzantine Empire at the accession of Basil I, c. 867
The Byzantine Empire under Basil II, c. 1025
Byzantine Empire 1025
The Byzantine Empire at the accession of Alexios I Komnenos, c. 1081
Map of the Byzantine Empire under Manuel Komnenos, c.1170.
Byzantine Empire 1180
The Byzantine Empire in 1204 A.D. was divided into the Empire of Nicaea, the Empire of Trebizond and the Despotate of Epirus
Map to show the partition of the empire following the Fourth Crusade, c.1204.
The despotate of Epirus from 1205 to 1230
The despotate of Epirus from 1230 to 1251
The Byzantine Empire in 1265 (William R. Shepherd, Historical Atlas, 1911).
Byzantine Empire in 1265
The despotate of Epirus from 1252 to 1315
The despotate of Epirus from 1315 to 1358
Byzantine Empire in 1355
Map of the Serbian Empire in 1360 with territories ruled by local rulers in present-day northern Greece
Empire of the Romans (Greeks) and Serbs and whole Albania (Empire of Simeon Uroš - Siniša), 14th century
Byzantine Empire 1400
Growth of the Ottoman Empire
Development of the European part of the Ottoman Empire
Growth of the Ottoman Empire
[[|border|251x400px]] Map of the Ottoman Empire 1566
Location of the Ottoman Empire in 1683
Map of the Ottoman Empire 1801
Territorial development
Graecia Vetus 1752
old Map of Ancient Greece 1809
old Map of Ancient Greece 1814
Terriorial expansion 1832-1947
Balkans after 1856
Greece in 1879
Front in World War I
Front in World War I
German invasion of Greece in World War II
Front in April 1941
Occupation zones during World War II

Ethnic and linguistic maps

Ethnographic map of Greece (1847)
Ethnographic map of Greece (1861)
Ethnographic map of Greece (1877)
Ethnographic map of Greece (1877)
Ethnographic map of Greece (1880)
Ethnic map of Greece (1890)
Ethnic map of Pelopones (1890)
Ethnic map of Greece (1897)
Ethnic map of Greece (late 19th century)
[[|border|251x400px]] Ethno-linguistic map of Greece (1912)
Ethnographic map of Thrace (1912)
Romance languages in Greece (1930)
Modern Greek dialects
Ethno-linguistic minorities in Greece
Romance languages in Greece

Regional maps

Macedonia - modern maps

Greek Macedonia
Greek Macedonia
Greek Macedonia

Macedonia - historical maps

Entire Macedonia region
Borders of Region of Macedonia according to different authors (1843-1927)
Ethnograhic map of European Turkey and its vassal states, 1861
Ethnic map of the Southwestern Balkan Peninsula (1890)
Ethnographic map of Macedonia, 1892
The peoples of the Balkan Peninsula (1897)
Bulgarian Ethnographic map of the modern Macedonia region, 19th century
Serbian Ethnographic map of the modern Macedonia region, 19th century
Division of Macedonia region between the Balkan states, 1913


[[|border|251x400px]] Thrace



Ionian Islands

Ionian Islands

Old maps

Map of Greece in 1834
Ethnographic map of the Epirus region, 1878. Greek point of view
The wider geographical Macedonia region, 1885

Subnational divisions of Greece

Attica prefectures
Municipalities of Greece
see Category:Municipalities of Greece

Other maps

Map of the two orthodox patriarcates of Athens (blue) and Constantinople (orange, yellow)
Map of Corinthian Isthmus, German, as well as SVG-Version

Satellite maps

Satellite map of Greece
Satellite map of Greece

Notes and references

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  1. Romanization: Athḗna.

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