Flag of Greece

The Greek flag is a flag with nine horizontal stripes, with a white cross on a blue square field in canton. The used colors in the flag are blue, white. The proportion of the Greek flag is 2:3. The Flag of Greece was adopted in 1978. The first use of the current flag design was in 1822. The last change to the current Greek flag design was in 1978.

Flag of Greece

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1822
  • Adoption current flag: 1978
  • Last change flag: 1978

Flag colors


About Greece


10 846 979


50 962 sq mi
131 990 km2

Population density

213 sq mi
82 km2

Country information

Country: Greece
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Greek
Capital: Athens
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Border length: 763 miles / 1 228 km
Neighbouring countries
Albania: 175 miles 282 km
Bulgaria: 307 miles 494 km
Turkey: 128 miles 206 km
Macedonia: 153 miles 246 km

The Greek flag is the flag of the country named Greece. Greece is located in continental Europe. Greece has 4 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Greece is 763 mi/ 1 228 km. Greece border neighbours and border lengths are: Albania: 282 km, Bulgaria: 494 km, Turkey: 206 km, Macedonia: 246 km.

10 846 979 people are living in Greece, a country stretching over 50 962 sq mi/ 131 990 km² (0.99% water). The population density in Greece is of 213 per sq mi/ 82 people per km². The official language of Greece is Greek. The capital city of Greece is Athen. Greece is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic.

The currency in Greece is the Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in Greece is UTC+02:00 and UTC+03:00 in summer. Greece has the unique two-letter country code, GR (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is GRC, and its three-digit country code is 300. The calling code for Greece is +30.




Euro € (EUR)


CET: UTC+02:00
CEST: UTC+03:00


Internet TLD: GR
Three-letter country code: GRC
Three-digit country code: 300
Calling code: +30