With its strategic position in Southeast Europe, Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Greece is a member of the EU, the Eurozone and the Schengen Agreement. Globally, Greece is also a member of the United Nations, OECD and NATO.
Greece is considered the cradle of Western civilization, which has contributed to the foundations of mathematics, physics, literature and other sciences. In addition, the country is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world — about 16.5 million tourists visit Greece every year.
The country has something to offer all types of life — fr om its tranquil secluded beaches and villages wh ere you can retire and relax, to bustling modern cities.