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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Europe

Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe. Below, some different geographic, geopolitical and cultural definitions of the term are outlined. Significant historical events that have shaped the concept of Western Europe include the rise of Rome, the adoption of Greek ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent. There is no consensus on the ... Western Europe according to this point of view is formed by countries with dominant Roman Catholic and ... A cleavage of this sort is, however, often problematic; for example, Greece is overwhelmingly Orthodox, but is very rarely ...

www.city-data.com/forum/europe/1636492-greece-part-western-europe.html

Greece is often classified as Western Europe, I suspect because of its perceived kinship to Spain and Italy and for its role as the birth of ...

www.ibtimes.com/are-greeks-really-european-212891

Nov 9, 2011 ... The Greek nation has had a vastly different history and trajectory from the dominant countries of Western Europe.

francistapon.com/Travels/Eastern-Europe/Greece

Many people consider Greece in Western Europe, not Eastern Europe. However, geographically, if you had to pick a side, it's clearly in Eastern Europe. If you go ...

www.politico.eu/article/the-greeks-are-not-western

Apr 22, 2015 ... A flank state on the southernmost tip of Europe, Greece has been considered a part of the “West” since joining NATO in 1952. But it was not ...

www.economist.com/node/15213108

Jan 7, 2010 ... “Eastern Europe” is a geographical oddity that includes the Czech ... the continent) but not Greece or Cyprus (supposedly “westernEurope but ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/07/is-greece-a-part-of-europe/397796

Jul 7, 2015 ... The gamble failed and Western European navies occupied Greek ports. Greene, who is currently teaching a course in Thessaloniki, said she's ...

www.stratfor.com/weekly/greece-european

Jun 6, 2012 ... Greece's economic and political development show traces of a legacy not wholly in the modern West.