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Greece Flag

The explanation for the symbols of the Greek Flag

The flag of Greece was adopted in 1822. It represents 9 blue and white horizontal stripes, with a white cross on a blue background in the canton (upper left corner, at the hoist). The current flag was originally the one of the navy, the national flag was then a large white cross on a blue background. latter pattern appeared in 1807, when General Theodoros Kolokotronis had to swear on this banner. In 1821, the patriots who fought for independence adopted the slogan "freedom or Death". Translated into Greek, this one consists of nine syllables, which are symbolized in the nine stripes of the flag. It is also said that the five blue stripes could relate to the five seas around the coasts of Greece : Mediterranean, Thrace, Ionian , Crete, Aegean.

National Greek Flag

You can download it in different sizes, in a decidedly modern design for your personal use, or for wider use. Greece's flag is available in 4 different sizes.

Large Greek flag

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Flag of Greece
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  • Full name : Hellenic Republic
  • Currency in Greece : Euro
  • Total area : 50,944 square miles
  • Capital of Greece: Athens
  • Biggest city : Athens
  • Main Cities : Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras
  • Resolution: Icon Size: 200 x 133 px - Blog Size: 500 x 333 px - Website Size: 800 x 533 px - Wallpaper Size: 1500 x 1000 px.
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  • Several sizes are available, use them ! The size L corresponds rather to use on a personal website or a powerpoint. Finally size XL is dedicated to large format printing and wallpapers.
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  • License for the flag: Free for personal use only, non-commercial use.