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    Grecia Geograf�a 2000

      Ubicaci�n: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey

      Cordenadas Geogr�ficas: 39 00 N, 22 00 E

      Referencias en el mapa: Europe

      Area:
      total: 131,940 sq km
      land: 130,800 sq km
      water: 1,140 sq km

      Area - comparativo: slightly smaller than Alabama

      Fronteras:
      total: 1,210 km
      border countries: Albania 282 km, Bulgaria 494 km, Turkey 206 km, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 228 km

      Costa: 13,676 km

      Demandas Mar�timas:
      continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation
      territorial sea: 6 nm

      Clima: temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers

      Terreno: mostly mountains with ranges extending into the sea as peninsulas or chains of islands

      Extremos de Elevaci�n:
      lowest point: Mediterranean Sea 0 m
      highest point: Mount Olympus 2,917 m

      Recursos Naturales: bauxite, lignite, magnesite, petroleum, marble, hydropower

      Uso de Tierras:
      arable land: 19%
      permanent crops: 8%
      permanent pastures: 41%
      forests and woodland: 20%
      other: 12% (1993 est.)

      Tierras Irrigadas: 13,140 sq km (1993 est.)

      Peligros Naturales: severe earthquakes

      Ambiente - asuntos actuales: air pollution; water pollution

      Ambiente - acuerdos internacionales:
      party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Sulphur 94, Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
      signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol

      Nota - geograf�a: strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and southern approach to Turkish Straits; a peninsular country, possessing an archipelago of about 2,000 islands

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