Greece - Europe (EU)
Hellenic Republic / Elliniki Dhimokratia / Ellas / Ellada
Where is Greece?
officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία,
Dimokratķa), 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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Eastern European Time (EET)
Clock showing current time now in Eastern European Time Zone
Standard Time = GMT+2
Summer Time = GMT+3
European clocks on Standard Time
until: Sunday 31 March 2013 01:00 GMT
then on Summer / Daylight Saving Time
until: Sunday 27 October 2013 01:00 GMT
What time zone is
Greece is in the
Eastern European Time Zone.
Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours ahead of
Greenwich Mean Time
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
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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