Greece is a country in southeastern Europe. It is made up a mainland, called the Peloponnesus Peninsula, as well as a number of islands. Mostly thanks to its beautiful beaches, ancient history, and world-famous cuisine, Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Most tourists to Greece come from North Macedonia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Bulgaria. The official language of Greece is Greek. Its capital city, Athens, is often cited as the oldest continuously habited settlement in Europe.