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Mount Athos is a Greek Orthodox monk community located on a mountainous peninsula in Northeastern Greece.
Only males are permitted - that excludes females of any animal species as well.
Only a few vehicles exist. The separator on Mt. Athos license plates is a Byzantine eagle.
Location South East Europe Capital Athínai [Athens] Main Religion Christianity - the Orthodox Church of Greece is the official church National Language Greek History Greece became independent by secession from Turkey in 1830. It is a member of the European Union since 1981. International Oval GR ISO Code GR
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