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How to copy and paste the Flag of Greece Emoji to any device.
- Copy the Greek Flag Emoji
Go to flagemoji.com and press the copy button (above). This works on any device.
- Paste the Emoji
Go to your email/iMessage/SMS texting service/document and paste the emoji.
For mobile devices
— double-tap or tap-hold, then paste should appear. Tap it.
For desktop and laptops on Apple devices
— command-P / ⌘-P
For desktop and laptops on Windows devices
Flag emojis are unicode symbols, like any other letter or number on your keyboard. This means you can copy and paste the emoji itself into your code, whatever the language (click the button above).
They actually count as two characters: the two-letter country code (the ISO international standard). The unicode and shortcode both represent country data which devices can interpret and display the emoji.
Emoji shortcodes are used on some platforms as a way for users to type in emojis from the keyboard. If you type the emoji shortcode on Github or Slack, the emoji will appear.
*The official name of the emoji is only the country name, not ‘Greece Flag’, for example.
The flag of Greece has 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.
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|Title||Ymnos eis tin Eleftherian (Hymn to Liberty)|
|Composer||Dionysios Solomos / Nikolaos Mantzaros|
Greece celebrates Independence Day on March 25th.
The cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy.
The motto of Greece is “Eleftheria i thanatos.” Which translates to “Freedom or Death.” The motto was also inspirational during the Greek War of Independence.
Greece is governed by Parliamentary Republic.
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