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Balkans

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  1. the historical name of a geographic region of southeastern Europe

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 7, 2008
  2. The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains, which run through the centre of Bulgaria into eastern Serbia

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  3. The region has a combined area of 550000 square kilometers (212,356 sq mi) and a population of about 55 million people

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  4. The ancient Greek name for the Balkan Peninsula was the "Peninsula of Haemus” (, Chersónēsos tou Haímou)

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  5. are adjoined by water on three sides: the Black Sea to the east and branches of the Mediterranean Sea to the south and west (including the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean, and Marmara seas)

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