Saturday, July 7, 2018

Flags of the World | Greece

The flag of Greece in its present form was adopted in 1822. The flag originated during the uprising against the Turks in 1821, when a blue flag with a white cross was raised in order to oppose the Ottoman crescent. The cross symbolizes the Greek Orthodox Church. The blue stands for the sky and the sea and white for clouds and waves, symbolizing perpetual progress


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