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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 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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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....

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....
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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 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...

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....
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...
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