Athens, the capital of Greece, is famous for its art and architecture, prominent thinkers, the Acropolis, the original Olympic Games and democracy. The ancient city-state of Athens derived its name from the Greek goddess... More »

There are many different Greek mathematicians including Anaxagoras, Apollonius, Archimedes, Archytas, Aristaeus, Aristotle, Bryson, Callippus, Chrysippus, Cleomedes, Conon, Democritus, Dinostratus, Eratosthenes, Euclid, ... More »

Some famous people with disabilities include Stephen Hawking, Heather Whitestone and Dr. John Nash. These individuals succeeded in their respective fields and received various accolades and recognitions. More » Art & Literature

As of 2014, the estimated population of Athens, Greece, is 665,000. This number is a drop of over 100,000 residents since 2004, when the population was 796,400. The city's population decline is attributed to its aging re... More » Geography Europe Greece

Athens, Greece, had an estimated population of over 3.4 million people as of 2011. Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece and is located near the eastern coast of central Greece. Greece is estimated to have a t... More »

Athens is the capital city of Greece. This city of 3.252 million people was designated the capital of Greece in 1833 immediately after the country won its independence from the Ottoman Empire. More »

Athens is located in the southeastern corner of Greece, with the Aegean Sea to the northeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the southwest. Athens is situated 5 miles from the Bay of Phaleron, which is an inlet of the Aegea... More »