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Greece is called Hellas (Greek) and is officially known as the Hellenic Republic or (Elliniki Dimokratia). Greece is located in southeastern Europe occupying the southern most part of the Balkan Peninsula.

It borders Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the east. The Aegean Sea lies to the east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west.