Greece #51 (1876)

Greece #51 (1876)

Greece (Elláda — Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ellīnikī́ Dīmokratía — Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), historically also known as Hellas (Ἑλλάς), is a country in southeastern Europe, strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to … Continue reading Greece #51 (1876)

Cyprus #149 (1938)

Cyprus #149 (1938)

The Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία in Greek, or Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti in Turkish), is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and Palestine, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. The Cyprus Republic has de jure sovereignty over the island of Cyprus, as well as its territorial … Continue reading Cyprus #149 (1938)