The majority of Greece is mountainous, but there 1,400 islands that belong to Greece. Only 10 percent of the whole population occupy the islands. Thirty percent of the population live in the capital, Athens.
Greece is society full of ethnically homogenous people. Only a small percentage of the population is of true Greek descent, but the remainder of the population being of Turkish, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, and Macedonian origin.
The official language is Greek, which is spoken by a majority of the population, however, English and French are spoken as well.
Most of the population practices Greek Orthodox with the rest practicing Judaism, Islam, or Roman Catholi0cism.
The Greek currency is the drachma.
Greece is 7 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time.