Located in Southern Europe,Greece is a transcontinental country that consists of a mountainous, peninsular mainland jutting out into the seaGreece (Greece )
Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, its often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century BC Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.