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Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in south-eastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan peninsula. It is bordered by Bulgaria, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the north and by Turkey to the east.

Four fifths of Greece consist of mountains or hills, making the country one of the most mountainous in Europe. Western Greece contains a number of lakes and wetlands.

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Greek Parliament
Greece: Brave new renewable energy bill introduced by Greek government in parliament, 05/05 [1] topic


  • Greece: Wildfires encroaching on Athens, citizens tracking developments via the web and Twitter, August 24 [2] topic
  • Wildfires across southern Europe. Wildfires break out across Spain, France, Greece, Italy and Turkey. Over 200 volunteers and 100 firefighters were trying to contain the fires across Turkey, which saw temperatures of 48 °C (118 °F), July 26. [3]

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  1. Bellona, 05/05-2010
  2. Global Voices Online, August 24, 2009
  3. 2009 Mediterranean wildfires W July 2009

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