Ya - Hello in Greek
Ya is a common greeting in Greek. We present to you some interesting information about Greece.
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The Greek speakers are mainly in Greece and Cyprus, but also in Italy, Albania, Turkey. The Greek diaspora, which can be found in Western Europe, Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and other countries, is also using Greek daily.
Let’s find out some mind-blowing facts about Greece and Greek too,
Greek is unique and one of the oldest documented living languages in the indo-european language family.
Greek has influenced languages, mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy. Many English words related to these fields are of Greek origin. Along with Latin, Greek is still used for creating new words in English and other languages.
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Ikaria is one of the world’s blue zones where people live the longest and healthiest lives in general. The average lifespan in Ikaria has even led scientists to investigate how the population here can live so long lives.
People in Greece are very kind and inviting to tourists and they are great at hospitality with their friendly and warm welcome.
At traditional Greek weddings, everyone dances and throws plates.
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Greece is one of the most popular travel destinations of summer. There are more tourists in Greece than Greeks during summer, and the land offers its visitors some of the best nightlife scenes in all of Europe with plenty of festivals and big music events. In addition to that, many nightclubs and bars are open until the sun goes up!
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Greece has one of the richest varieties of wildlife in Europe. It is home to 116 species of mammals, 18 species of amphibians, 59 species of reptiles, 240 species of birds, and species 107 of fish. Among these animals are the Monk Seal, Wild Dolphins, the Loggerhead Sea turtle, and many more.
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Greek Food is diverse, delicious, and world-famous. Some of the Greek delicacies that you should try in your lifetime are, Tzatziki, Feta Cheese, Moussaka, Gyros, Spanakopita, Souvlaki, Greek Salad, Calamari, Kleftiko, Pastitsio, Stifado, and many more dishes. Well, if you visit Greece, we are sure that wherever you eat, you will not leave that place hungry.
Hope you like it, if you know any other fascinating facts about Greece, let us all know!
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