Greece is domestically recognized as Ellas or Ellada and the sort of government it has is Republic.
The capital city of Greece is Athens and boasts a population of 3.2 million.
The Greek flag is comprises 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 and is shown above.
The National symbol of Greece is Greek cross (white cross on blue field; arms equal length).
The National hymn of Greece is ""Ýmnos eis t?n Eleutherían" ("Hymn to Liberty")[note 4]" which was composed by Nikolaos Mantzaros.