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Where is Greece Located?

Where is Greece Located?

Greece is part of Europe and is located in the southern area of the continent. Looking at a map of Europe with each country represented by its flag, you can find Greece located at the very base of the continent in the center.

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The coordinates of Greece go from 35°00′N to 42°00′N in latitude and  from 19°00′E to 28°30′E in longitude, if you wanted to look it up on an old school map.

The country is strategically located between Europe, Africa and parts of Asia.

If you wanted to cross the nearest borders for a Eurotrip country hop, the countries that border Greece include: Bulgaria (to the north), Macedonia (northwest), Albania (west), Turkey (east) and Greece borders the Mediterranean Sea to the south.

How Far is Greece from…

Italy

To get from Greece to Italy, more specifically Athens to Rome, it is a 1.5 hour flight. There is an hour time difference, so while it takes about an hour and a half to get from one major tourist city to the other, you make up that hour thanks to the different time zones.

France 

To get from Greece to France, more specifically Athens to Paris, a 2 hour and 40 minute flight is required. There is a one hour time difference, with France one hour earlier

Turkey 

To get from Athens, Greece to Ankara, Turkey, a 1 hour and 15 minute flight is necessary, and the two cities share the same timezone.

Egypt 

From Greece to Egypt (Athens to Cairo) is takes a 1 hour and 45 minute flight. With the 1 hour time difference, with Cairo an hour behind Athens, you can arrive in Africa 45 minutes after leaving Europe.

England

It will take approximately 3 hours by plane to get from Athens, Greece to London, England. There is a 2 hour time difference with London 2 hours ahead of Athens, so not much time is lost in getting to Great Britain from the southern European country.

New York 

To get to New York City in America from Athens, Greece it will take more than 10 hours by plane (if you fly directly) and there is a 7 hour time difference.

So if you ever wondered, “where is Greece located” when considering traveling to Greece (likely to the capital, Athens) hopefully you feel assured that Greece is centrally located by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea in Southern Europe.

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