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Flag of Queensland

The flag of the Australian state of Queensland consists of a Union Jack in the canton and the state badge on a white circle on the fly. The badge of Queensland consists of an imperial crown on a blue Maltese Cross. This flag was adopted on March 15th,...

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Flag of Illinois

The flag of the U.S. state of Illinois consists of the Great Seal of Illinois above the word “ILLINOIS” on a white background. The seal, which was designed in 1819, consists of an eagle with a banner in its beak, perched on a rock and a United States shield. The...

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Flag of Trinidad & Tobago

The flag of Trinidad & Tobago consists of a black diagonal band with a white edge on a red field. Red represents fire and courage, black represents earth and dedication, and white represents water, purity, and equality. This flag was adopted when the country gained...

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Flag of Bangladesh

The flag of Bangladesh consists of a slightly offset red circle on a green background. The red circle represents the sun rising and the blood of those who died in the struggle for independence. Green represents the vegetation of the country. This flag was adopted on...

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Flag of Miyagi

The flag of the Japanese prefecture of Miyagi consists of a stylized white character of mi, the first character in the prefecture’s name, that is shaped to be similar to the flower of the miyaginohagi, a species of clover common in the region, on a green background....

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Flag of Curaçao

The flag of Dutch constituent country of Curaçao consists of a blue field with two white five-point stars in the top left corner and a horizontal yellow stripe across a portion of the bottom, with the blue field both below and above it. The blue above the yellow...

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Flag of Rwanda

The flag of Rwanda consists of three horizontal stripes of blue, yellow, green with a yellow sun with 24 rays in the top right corner. The blue stripes, which is twice a high as the other two stripes, represents peace, the yellow stripe represents wealth, the green...

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Flag of Kaliningrad

The flag of the Russian oblast of Kaliningrad consists of three horizontal stripes of red, yellow, and blue with a castle and a stylized letter E in the upper left hand corner. The middle yellow stripe has one-third the height of the red and blue stripes. The stylized...

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Flag of Uri

The flag of the Swiss canton of Uri consists of a bison’s head with a red tongue and red nose ring on a yellow background. The bison is an aurochs, which is an extinct species but was believed to be plentiful in the region in the past. The bull is a royal symbol and a...

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Flag of Nueva Esparta

The flag of the Venezuelan archipelago state of Nueva Esparta consists of three bands of yellow, green and blue. The upper yellow band, which has double the height of the other two bands, have a white semi-circle resting on its lower half and offset to the right, and...

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Flag of Puerto Rico

The flag of the US territory of Puerto Rico consists of fives stripes of red and white with white five-point star on a blue triangle on the left. The three red stripes represent the blood of those fallen, the two white stripes represent peace and victory, the white...

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Flag of Togo

The flag of Togo consists of five stripes of green and yellow with a white five-point star on a red square in the upper left corner. Red represents the blood shed to gain independence, white represents hope, green represents nature, and yellow represents the national...

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