Greece's currency is unit of Euro. No other currency is accepted and it's the best to exchange dollars or other currency at the bank. Greece's flag is based on nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. On the upper  hoist-side corner there is a a blue canton (white cross). The cross represents the Greek Orthodox established religion of all the people in Greece.

          The nine stripes represent the nine syllables of the phrase ''Freedom or Death'' when spoken in Greek, Eleftheria i thanatos. The nine stripes are split; five blue stripes represent the word ''freedom'', four white stripes represent the word ''death''. But,  there is another theory that the 9 stripes represent the nine Muses; the Goddesses of Art and Civilization. They are symbols of ancient Greece because they used to sacrifice their food to the god or goddesses. 

         The vaules and belief system of ancient Greece are represented by the canton(white cross) and the blue and white strips of the Greek flag.  The Greek people respect and are devoted to the Greek Othodox Church shown by adding the canton. The strips of blue and white can also represent the waves of the sea.  The qoute, Eleftheria i Thanatos  stirred the heart of the oppressed Greeks, it created intense emotions and inspired them to fight and gain their freedom after 400 years of slavery during the years of  the Hellenic Revolution againest The Ottoman Empire in the 19th century. 

 A picture of modren Greece

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