Alexandropoulis marks liberation day with largest Greek flag


The Greek city of Alexandroupolis celebrated its liberation day on Tuesday, May 14 by raising what is believed to be Greece’s largest flag.

According to, the flag has an area of ​​618 square meters and measures 21 X 28.5 metres.

A special crane was needed to raise the flag at the Archaeological Museum of Alexandroupolis, as part of the city’s “FREEDOM 2024” celebrations.

The flag raising was the highlight of the historic city’s liberation day celebrations.

Alexandroupolis also held a military and student parade to mark the 104th anniversary of its union with Greece. The parade was attended by government and local officials as well as representatives of the Orthodox Church.





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