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Greece - Geography
By Ekaterina Zhdanova-Redman

1     Greece is a wonderful country. It is full of many interesting places. Many are very old and very big. Some of Greece's most interesting places are huge old buildings. They were built thousands of years ago.
2     Greece is a peninsula. It is in southern Europe. What is a peninsula? A peninsula is a part of land that has water on three sides. The Aegean, Mediterranean, Ionian Seas surround Greece. Many islands are part of Greece. Try to imagine this: There are 1,400 islands around Greece! Some are big, like Peloponnesus. Many islands are tiny.
3     There are many mountains in Greece. Mount Olympus is one of them. This mountain is very important. Greeks thought that mount Olympus was the home for the gods. They believed there were many gods. They also believed that there was a king of all the gods. His name was Zeus.

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