This database contains many cities and towns from Greece. Users are able to fetch and manipulate all data via GraphQL and REST APIs. Data source: GeoNames.
In Greece, most of the people lie in urban areas. So, the most influential regions here are the urban areas of the country. If we talk about the cities, the bigger cities have more population. For example, Athens and Thessaloniki have a population of about 4 million and million people living here. However, in the Database table, you can find the cities arranged according to their respective number of people. Apart from the largest cities, there are some small towns and the community made up areas. However, some of these small towns have the status designated for the census. These towns and regions make up a district or suburbs.
The Database for Greece has a list of all the cities and towns located here. Not only this, but the villages are also in there. There are about 141 rows in the Database representing the information of every entity. The information can in the following form.
There are ready to use APIs that can work with the Database. These ready to use APIs make things very easy for the developers, and here is how.
The following are some examples of the ready to use APIs that are present here.
The license version for this Database is the "Creative Commons 4.0".
If you are looking for help using this Database and all of its services, we have provided a complete set of instructions. You can follow THIS link and get to know about the working of the Database.
The primary data sources and links used for gathering the preliminary information here are listed below.
The Database has all the information about Greece that you will need to use in your project. So, here we will discuss a general overview of Greece as a place, and we will discuss the working of the Database as well.
The location of Greece is in Southeast Europe. There is a population of about 10.7 million as per the point of 2018. It is known as the Hellas, which is the Hellenic Republic also. The capital city is Athens, the largest city, and the second largest is Thessaloniki.
As its location is in Southeast Europe, it shares the borders with Albania at its northwest. Bulgaria and Macedonia in the north. Turkey shares the northeast border of Greece. In the east of Greece, there is the Aegean Sea on the mainland.
Apart from that famous Ionian Sea is also at the west. The Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea are present in the south. The Location of Greece is almost at the place of the crossing of the three major continents.
The longest coastline in the world is also present here with the Mediterranean Sea. This coastline is almost 13,676 km long. As per the natural beauty, most of Greece has a lot of mountains. Nearly 80% of this country is mountains. Here the highest peak is at 2917 meters high. It is the peak of Mount Olympus.
In terms of its traditions and cultural values, it is a unique place. It will not be wrong to call it the beginning of western civilization. It is the birthplace of democracy and a lot of other essential things. Some of them are below.
Greece has seen unbelievable development from the past as in the 8th century BC. You can call it an organized place because of the management of this city. It has the structure of cities and states. In the 2nd century BC, Greece was occupied by Rome. It was also dominated by the Ottoman dominion in the mid of 15th century. Now it is a unitary parliamentary republic that is also a very developed country. It has an excellent economy, and Greece is also a very important member for United Nations. Not only this, but Greece is also a member of many international organizations listed below.