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black soup

Black Soup, was a standard meal of Spartans Warriors made of boiled pigs’ legs,...

The ancient Spartan melas zomos, or black soup / black broth, was a staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt and vinegar....

Greece won Most Medals Per Capita at a Singles Olympics in History.

Greece is widely known as the motherland of the ancient Olympic Games but also holds a very notable record at the modern Games that...
Meteora

Meteora | the famous Monasteries that are built on Eroded Rocks.

Meteora, an area that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world every year is situated in Greece. Meteora is famous for its...
suicide

Greece Has the Lowest Suicide Rate in the European Union.

Even though suicide rates have risen dramatically (for Greek standards, that is) in the past five years in the country due to the economic...
largest maritime

The Country with the Largest Maritime Fleet in the World, Statistically Speaking.

With more than 3,100 merchant ships in service, Greece has the second-largest fleet in the world behind Japan and the largest statistically by far....
spit on

If a Greek “Spits” On You It’s Usually a Good Thing.

It is believed (mostly by older Greeks) that spitting chases the devil and misfortune away. That is why when someone transfers bad news such...
greece tourism

Greece is the Only Country in the World that Receives Double its Population in...

According to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises and World Travel and Tourism Council figures more than twenty-two million tourists from around the world...
greece dances

There are More Than 4,000 Traditional Dances in Greece.

Zorba the Greek, a film starring Anthony Quinn, made it known to the world how much the Greek people love to dance and break plates....
greek army

Greece Was the First Country During WWII to Defeat an Axis Power.

The Greek army, though outnumbered three to one, was able to force the fascist Italians into retreating, with only seventy-seven aircraft, up against Italy’s 463...
hellas -greece

Greece Isn’t Really the Official Country’s Name | Why?

The Greeks refer to their country as Hellas or Ellada and its official name is the Hellenic Republic. However, the vast majority of the...
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