Greece, officially Hellenic Republic, is a Mediterranean country in south-east Europe. Lying strategically at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, Greece is known for its history, culture and investment-potential. Cradle of knowledge, the birthplace of democracy, western philosophy and literature, scientific principles, Greece is undoubtedly a historic marvel.
It is a developed EU country with a high-income economy, high quality-of-life and high standard-of-living. The country has the largest economy in the Balkans, and its unique heritage and location make it one of the most important locations for global investors. Greece has been among the first countries to join the EU and is a founding member of the UN along with membership of Council of Europe, Schengen Area, NATO, WTO and many internationally reputed organisations.