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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...

Greece Is the “Sunniest” Country In Europe | 250 days sunshine.

According to Greece: Enchantment of the World written by Ann Heinrichs, Greece enjoys on average more than 250 days of sunshine—or three thousand sunny...

The Most Sexually Active Nation in the World is Greece.

According to multiple official surveys conducted by Durex, the Greeks have won the title of the most sexually active nation for the past decade....

A Greek Movie Included the First Nude Scene in European Cinema History.

Greeks were always known, even in antiquity, for being comfortable with their sexuality and they made sure to express this in their cinema, too....
Greece 101 – USA 95

Greek National Basketball Team Were the Last to Defeat the US “Dream Team”.

The US Basketball team suffered multiple losses at the 2002 FIBA World Championships and the 2004 Olympics where they finished sixth and third, respectively,...
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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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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...

Greek Is the Oldest Written Language Still in Existence.

Even though the Chinese could easily challenge this honor, according to the archaeological finds we have at this point, Greek is considered the oldest...
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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....
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Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.

Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son...
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