If you have ever wanted to know more about where Greece is located and what borders it, you have come to the right place.
Where is Greece?
Greece is in southeastern Europe. Greece is next to the Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea, and the Sea of Crete. Greece is part of the Balkan Peninsula. Greece is bordered by Albania, Turkey, Macedonia, and Bulgaria.
How many islands are part of Greece?
2,000 islands make up Greece. Mountains and rocky hills cover most of Greece. The highest point in Greece is Mount Olympus. Only the tallest Mountains receive snow in winter.
Although many people think Greece is just one big island, in fact it is not. The northern part of Greece is attached to Europe. As you start to get further and further south, you will find that there are over 2,000 Greek islands. ( To see what we are talking about look at the map )