Flag of Greece / Greek (JPG)

Greece flag

Flag of Greece / Greek (jpg)

The flag of Greece, is based on nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. There is a blue canton in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white cross; the cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of the people of Greece and Greek Cypriots. According to popular tradition, the nine stripes represent the nine syllables of the phrase "Freedom or Death", The nine stripes are also said to represent the letters of the word "freedom".

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