Greece Flag Meaning & Details

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 Greece Flag
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  • nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white

  • a blue square bearing a white cross appears in the upper hoist-side corner

  • the cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of the country

  • there is no agreed upon meaning for the nine stripes or for the colors

  • the exact shade of blue has never been set by law and has varied from a light to a dark blue over time


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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