Iozoo Web Directory Greece
Greece, which is also known as the Hellenic Republic, is located in the Southeastern portion of Europe, at the Southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula. The borders of Greece are defined by Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Albania on the North, Turkey on the East, On the Southern and Eastern sides of Greece, the Aegean Sea defines the borders, while the Western side of the country is bordered by the Ionian Sea. Numerous islands within the Eastern portion of the Mediterranean basin are included in the Greece territories.
Historically and culturally speaking, Greece is credited as the birthplace of Western civilization. It was the first to introduce dramatic productions, including both comedy and tragedy, with both being presented simultaneously in some cases. It influenced the heritage of the Ottoman, Byzantine, Roman, and Greek Empires. Western mathematical and scientific principles, political science, historiography and literature, the Olympic Games, Western philosophy, and democracy are all associated with Greece.
Greek Web Greece has 4,932,495 internet users constituting of 46% web penetration out of total population of 10,722,816 persons as per the data of 2007. It also has 1,017,500 broad band internet connections as per November 2008 information. The web uses revolves increase around social networking, blogging, rapid share file sharing, and also a bit of porn video content in addition to regular search and mail web sites. Youtube and Porntube are one of the most browsed web sites along with social networking web sites namely Facebook, My space, Hi5 etc. Windows live, Yahoo, MSN, Wikipedia etc. also figure in the list. Blogging is also popular with web sites like Blogger.com and Wordpress.com. However there is a complete absence of online shopping portals in the popular web sites hits by the web users in the country. The local Greece web sites which are commonly browsed constitute of sports web sites dealing with local as well as international sporting activities, the main sporty web sites in Greece are Sport24.gr, Sport-fm.gr etc. In.gr, which is a local mail and other information service provider, is also popular. Online gaming is also preferred by the Greece web users. It is quite evident from the above stats that there is a popularity of social networking, blogging and sporting cum online gaming web sites in Greece, and a sheer absence of informational web sites as well as online shopping or retailing web sites in the browsing pattern and habits of the Greek web users. Also the porn web surfing is a popular activity in Greece.
A number of factors led to the Greece economic crisis. For many years Greece has been careless on spending, over paying government salaries and handing out huge holiday bonuses.
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