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Flag of La Rioja

  The flag of the Argentinian Province of La Rioja consists of two horizontal stripes of white and blue and a diagonal red band going from the bottom left to the top right. On the center of the flag there is a wreath of laurel with two branches, each branch containing...

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Flag of Fukuoka

  The flag of the Japanese Prefecture of Fukuoka consists of a white plum flower emblem on a blue background. The plum flower is the flower of the prefecture and it represents peace and progress. This flag was adopted on May 10th, 1966....

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Flag of Niue

  The flag of the island nation of Niue consists of a golden flag with a Union Jack in the upper left corner. On the Union Jack is four gold stars in a diamond and a gold star on a blue circle in the center. Yellow represents the sun, the Union Jack represents the...

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Flag of Grenada

  The flag of Grenada consists of four triangles of alternating green and gold surrounded by a thick red border. In the center is a gold star in a red circle, and along the border is six gold stars, three on the top and three on the bottom. Lastly, in the left-most...

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Flag of Ivano-Frankivsk

  The flag of the Ukrainian Oblast of Ivano-Frankivsk consists of a black crow with raised wings and a golden crown on a white background. Along the side of the flag is four thin vertical bands, two on the left of red and black, and two on the right of blue and...

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Flag of Ethiopia

  The flag of Ethiopia consists of a horizontal triband of green, yellow, and red with the national emblem in the center. The national emblem is a yellow pentagram with rays of light on a blue circle. The national emblem represents unity. The color green represents...

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Flag of Jordan

  The flag of Jordan consists of a horizontal triband of black, white, and green, with a red chevron and white seven-point star. This flag is based on the flag of the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I, which is the same except for the star. The...

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Flag of Guam

  The flag of the US territory of Guam consists of the Seal of Guam blue background surrounded by red border. The Seal of Guam depicts a scene at the Agana Bay with a sailboat in the ocean, a palm tree on the beach, and the Punta Dos Amantes cliff in the background....

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Flag of Russia

  The flag of Russia consists of a horizontal triband of white, blue, and red. A few accounts of the flag’s origin indicate that the colors come from the flag of Netherlands. There are varying interpretations of the meaning of the colors, but the following is the most...

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Flag of Pennsylvania

  The flag of the US State of Pennsylvania consists of the state’s coat of arms on a blue field. The Pennsylvania coat of arms consists of a shield flanked by two horses and a bald eagle perched upon it. Upon the shield is a ship, a plough, and three sheaves of wheat....

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Flag of Marche

  The flag of the Italian region of Mache consists of a stylized woodpecker merged with the capital letter M on a green bordered white shield on a white background. The woodpecker is a symbol associated with the Picentes, a group of people who lived in this region...

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Flag of Solothurn

The flag of the Swiss Canton of Solothurn consists of two horizontal bands of red over white. Its history traces back to Saint Ursus, the patron saint of Solothurn, who was tortured and beheaded after refusing to carry out a massacre ordered by the Romans. The colors...

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