Flag Colors & DescriptionThe Greek flag is made of nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. The upper hoist-side corner bears a white cross centered over a blue square. The cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of the country.
Population: 10,688,058 (July 2006 estimate) (growth rate): 0.18% (2006 estimate)
Gdp: $238.2 billion (2005 estimate) (per capita): $22,300 (2005 estimate)
Greek 99% (official), English, French
Government type: parliamentary republic
Natural Resources: bauxite, hydropower potential, iron ore, lead, lignite, magnesite, marble, nickel, petroleum, salt, zinc