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I have done extensive research for your potential trip to Greece. I have decided that since Greece is famous for its physical attractiveness and wonderful rugged mountain ranges that Pioneer Lawn and Garden should start their landscaping business in Athens. According to the US State Department “Greece is a developed and stable democracy with a modern economy.” (qtd. in

Below are some facts that I thought would be of some interest to you. If there is anything else that I can do for you just let me know and I would be happy to help you out.

Population. The population of Greece is 10.9 million. 92 percent are ethnic Greek and the other 7.5 percent are a mixture of Albanians and Turks. Approximately 0.5 percent is Romany (or Gypsies) who are not recognized by the government in Greece. Athens is the capital with more than 3 million people.

Geography and Climate. Greece is in southern Europe between Albania and Turkey. The land is mainly mountain ranges extending into the sea. Hot dry summers lead to warm wet winters. There is barely rainfall in Greece during the spring and summer and this leads to wildfires.

April brings many of the colors and fragrances of spring. During the spring months of April and May, there are many diffrerent colors of trees that make the city of Athens colorful, one inparticular is the orange tree. Spring time also bring flowers of many colors, but by June the heat has arrived and therefore, the flowers dying if not watered daily.

Government. The Greek government is a democratic republic. Their Parliamentary has over 300 members. Karolos Papoulias currently serves as president and is elected by the parliament. Kostas Karamanlis is the current prime minister and has most of the power; Kostas is the official head of the government. The court system is Supreme Judicial and Special Supreme Tribunal. There are over 165,000 troops serving Greece.

Communication. Greek is the official language, and there are very...

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