THE GREEK FLAG The Greek flag was taken in on December 22, 1978. The blue represents for the water of the Greek seas and the white for the foam of the end less waves of the Greek waters. The cross stands for there religion of the Geek Orthodox .
<ul><li>The capital of Greece is Athens and it is the largest in Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Olympus is the tallest mountain in Greece it is 2917m (9570ft) </li></ul><ul><li>Greece is made up of mostly a bunch of different islands </li></ul>THE MAP OF GREECE
<ul><li>Greece has a population of 10,737,428 </li></ul><ul><li>The united states has population of 305,182,292. </li></ul>POPULATION
GREEK MONEY Greek coins are similar to the U.S coin. There dollar bills look very different then ours too.
OUR ALPHABET AND THERE ALPHABET There are two less letters in the Greek alphabet the ours. The Greek alphabet has been used for over 2700 years .
GREEK MYTHOLOGY <ul><li>Greeks have a high percentage of people who believe in Gods and Goddesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Artemis is there goddess of the hunt and the Romans call her Diana. </li></ul><ul><li>Athena is the goddess of wisdom, war, and art. </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus is the king of gods. </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis. </li></ul>
MT. OLYMPUS This is a picture of Mt. Olympus off of Google earth. Mt. Olympus is the highest point in Greece. Mt. Olympus is known to be the home of the Greek gods.
GREEK HOLIDAYS <ul><li>Easter is celebrated in either April or May. </li></ul><ul><li>Saint George is celebrated the Sunday after Easter. </li></ul><ul><li>from the 1 st to the 15 th of September is Anhiolos Wine Festival. </li></ul><ul><li>December 25 th is name day in honor of Christos </li></ul>This is Greece on Easter gathered around holding candles.