Greece - Europe (EU)

Hellenic Republic / Elliniki Dhimokratia / Ellas / Ellada

Where is Greece?

Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Ellinikí Dimokratía ), is a country in southern Europe on the tip of the Balkan peninsula.

Greece has land boundaries with Bulgaria , the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Albania to the north; and with Turkey to the east.

The waters of the Aegean Sea border Greece to the east, and those of the Ionian and Mediterranean Sea to the west and south. Regarded by many as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy.

The capital of Greece is Athens .

conventional long form: Hellenic Republic
conventional short form: Greece
local long form: Elliniki Dimokratia
local short form: Ellas or Ellada
former: Kingdom of Greece

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Greece Time

Greece Time: Eastern European Time (EET)

Clock showing current time now in Eastern European Time Zone

Eastern European Time ( EET )

Eastern European Standard Time = GMT+2
Eastern European Summer Time = GMT+3

European clocks on Standard Time
until: Sunday 29 March 2015 01:00 GMT
then on Summer / Daylight Saving Time
until: Sunday 25 October 2015 01:00 GMT

What time zone is Greece in?

Greece is in the Eastern European Time Zone . Eastern European Standard Time ( EET ) is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ).

Does Greece observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?

Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Greece, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour;  3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+3 ).

After the Summer months the time in Greece  is shifted back by 1 hour to Eastern European Time (EET) or (GMT+2)


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