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1: The mild climate on the Greek coastline is ideal for farming olives, which are used to create their most famous product, olive oil.

3: The mountainous areas of Greece are chillier than the picture-perfect coastline, and instead of farming olives and similar crops, they raise sheep. The sheep are used for their milk, to make feta cheese and sheep's milk, and for yogurt.

4: Greece has several main agricultural products, which are olives, grapes, melons, peaches, tomatoes and oranges.

5: The main animals grown in Greece are sheep and goats, which are used for their meat, their skin and for dairy products.

6: 131,940 square kilometers 10,787,690 Official language: Greek Main religion: Orthodox Christian

7: The history of Greece has a period where it was the pivot of Western Civilization, and then it went through several invasions and takeovers. They were oppressed by the Ottoman Empire until the early 19th century when they gained their freedom.

8: One of the well-known traditional Greek beliefs are the Greek gods. They are not seen as a pillar of worship now, but a part of their rich cultural past.

9: Holidays | Greece has 11 national holidays, many of which are related to religion. | In Greece, every Sunday is a public holiday that citizens get off.

10: Moussaka A bottom layer of sautéed aubergine slices; a middle layer of cooked ground lamb cooked with onion, garlic, chopped tomatoes, herbs, and spices and a top layer of egg custard, then baked until the top layer is browned.

11: Native Dishes | Skordalia A dish made with a puree of walnuts, almonds, crushed garlic and olive oil

12: Greek Salad sliced tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, kalamata olives, feta cheese , bell peppers, salt, pepper and olive oil

13: Galaktobuoreko A traditional dessert made of custard rolled in phyllo and flavored with lemon or orange | Spanakopita Pastry with a filling of spinach, feta cheese, onions, and spices

14: Commonly Used Foods | Olive Oil | Feta Cheese | Pita Bread

15: Eggplant | Nuts/Honey

16: Commonly Used Herbs/Spices | Oregano | Basil | Dill

17: Coriander | Anise

19: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu


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