About our Greece News
Latest news about Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, including stories on its politics, economy, and social issues.
Greece, located in southeastern Europe, is renowned for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and cultural contributions. It shares borders with Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. Greece operates as a parliamentary republic, with a president as the head of state, although it was previously a monarchy following the conclusion of the Greek War of Independence in 1832 until the monarchy's abolition in 1973. The country holds significant historical importance as the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, and the Olympic Games. It is widely regarded as the cradle of Western civilisation, alongside Rome. Greece is celebrated for its iconic ancient ruins, including the Acropolis in Athens and the historic site of Delphi; its picturesque islands, such as Santorini and Mykonos; and diverse landscapes. Together, these have made Greece a major tourism hotspot. This, alongside shipping, agriculture, and manufacturing, support the nation's economy.