Greece Constitution Essay

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Monika Olszewski Katy U.S Constitution Vs. Greek Constitution The Constitution is the highest law in the United States and well, Greece. All the other laws come from the Constitution. It says how the government works. It creates the Presidency. It creates the Congress. It creates the Supreme Court. Each state also has a constitution. The constitutions of the states are their highest law for that state but the United States Constitution is higher. GREECE, Hellas, officially known as the "Hellenic Republic" is the southeastern most country in Europe, occupying the southernmost part of the Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered by Albania, X-Yugoslavia (the Republic of Skopje) and Bulgaria from the north, and the European part of Turkey from the northeast. From the east by the Aegean Sea, from the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and from the west the Ionian Sea, including more than 400 islands, which occupy more than one fifth of its total land territory. The mainland portion of Greece comprises the regions of Thraki and Macedonia in the north; Epirus, Thessaly, and Central Greece in the central section; and in the south Peloponnisos, a peninsula which is connected to the rest of the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth. The remainder of Greece consists of more than 400 islands, George A. Papandreou is the current president of Greece. Under a reorganization plan introduced in 1987, Greece is divided for administrated purposes into 13 regions (diamerismata), which are subdivided into departments (nomous). The 13 regions, with their populations according to the 1994 census, are Northern Aegean (198,241), Southern Aegean (257,522), Attica, Crete, Epirus, Central Greece, Western Greece, Ionian Islands, Eastern Macedonia and Threce , Central Macedonia, Western Macedonia, Peloponnisos, and Thessaly. The 1975 constitution recognizes Mount Athos, located on the

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