Greece is situated in southeastern Europe. It is considered the cradle of Western civilization and has a rich historical legacy.
Greece is a member of the European Union and, since 2001, of the eurozone. It also belongs to the Council of Europe, NATO and the World Trade Organization, among other international bodies. Its capital is Athens. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Greece.
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Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia look set to settle a bizarre name dispute that has bedeviled relations between the two neighbouring states for the past 27 years. It’s not the first time they have come close to a solution. But this time, the prize of compromise is huge for Macedonia, making the prospect of a deal more probable. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
Greece has been at loggerheads with its northern neighbor for decades over the name Macedonia. The Macedonian PM headed to Thessaloniki for a New Year visit. While unofficial, it's seen as a sign of rapprochement.