Greece's official and native language is Greek. It has the longest documented history of any living language, spanning 34 centuries of written records.
Greece's current currency is Euro. 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union use it as their official currency.
Some Greek cuisine includes Pastitsio, Souvlaki, Spanakopita, Tzatziki, and my favorite Baklava.
Greece's population consists of 11.03 million people as of 2013.
Greece's exports include Portland cement, pharmaceuticals, ready-mix concrete, beverages, and rebars.
Greece's imports include Crude petroleum and Refined petroleum.
One similar problem Greece has with the U.S. is a major debt crisis.
A unique problem of Greece is poverty, political instability, social degradation and underdevelopment.
The culture has evolved over thousands of years. Modern Greek culture has had influences such as the Persian Empire, Ottoman Empire, Venetian Republic, Genoese Republic, and the British Empire.
Greece's economy is mixed. The economy of Greece is the 45th largest in the world with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $238 billion per annum.
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Greek art is mainly five forms: architecture, sculpture, painting, pottery and jewelry making.
The Greek flag is popularly referred to as the "sky-blue-white" or the "blue-white