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Greek Symbols

Map of Greece
Locator Map of Greece

Greece's Information

Flag of Greece
Land Area 130,647 km2
Water Area 1,310 km2
Total Area 131,957 km2
Population 10,773,253
Population Density 81.64 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $291.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $26,800
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Athens (664,046)
  • Thessaloniki (354,290)
  • Patra (168,034)
  • Piraeus (163,688)
  • Peristeri (139,981)
  • Irakleion (137,154)
  • Larisa (128,758)
  • Kallithea (100,641)
  • Acharnes (99,346)
  • Kalamaria (91,617)
  • Animal: Dolphin
  • Bird: Phoenix
  • Flag of Greece
  • Coat of Arms: The national emblem features a blue escutcheon with a white cross totally surrounded by two laurel branches.
  • Flag of Greece
  • Flower: Laurel branch, Violet
  • Motto: "Eleftheria i thanatos." " Freedom or Death." - was also the inspirational motto of the Greek War of Independence.
  • National Anthem: The Greek Anthem (Ode to Freedom) is based on the "Hymn to the Freedom", a lengthy poem written by Dionysios Solomos. Dionysios Solomos was a distinguished poet from Zakynthos Island.
  • Tree: Olive Tree

Find above the symbols for Greece. 

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