), historically also known as Hellas, is a country in southeastern Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016.Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.She always carried a palm branch in her right hand as a symbol of peace.
She was the child of Pallas (Titan) and Styx In most beliefs, Styx is the name of the river that separates Planet Earth from the Gates of Hell (Hades).
The River Styx was named for Nike’s grandfather Tethys.
Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 metres (9,573 ft).
The country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.
In Greek Mythology, Nike was the Goddess of speed, strength and victory.