Location: Greece is located in Southern Europe bordering the Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey. It is in a strategic location dominating the Aegean Sea and the southern entrance to the Turkish Straits. It is a peninsular country, possessing an archipelago of about 3,000 islands.

Climate: Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and hot, dry summers. Snowfalls do occur occasionally during the winter.

Natural Hazards: Severe earthquakes, droughts, wildfires.

Currency: EURO

Sources: Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies
Bank of Greece

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GREECE: NBG gives Exin until late March for Ethniki Insurance

The management of National Bank of Greece is considering waiting out the nine-month period of the provisional agreement with Exin Financial Services Holdings BV for the sale of Ethniki Insurance to see whether the deal falls through.

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National Bank of Greece and the Exin Group proceeded on Thursday with work toward submitting to the Bank of Greece a draft set of documents for the acquisition of NBG subsidiary Ethniki Insurance by Exin Financial Services Holding, paving the way for the implementation of the deal signed in June.