The United Kingdom flag , known as the Union Jack, is a symbol of this unity. It was passed on January 1, 1801, and includes a red cross for St. George, the patron saint of England, and the White Cross of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. In addition, […]

The England flag is taken from the Cross of St. George. The cross of the Red Cross as a symbol of England can be traced back to the late Middle Ages and was increasingly used alongside the royal flag following the British Reformation, especially as a naval flag. This material […]

The Sweden flag consists of a yellow or gold Nordic cross (for example, an irregular flat cross, with a crossbeam earlier than the fly, with the cross extending in favor of the Swedish flag) on a blue background. The designed Nordic cross usually indicates it. The design and colors of […]

The Curaçao flag represents the country of Curaçao as well as the island region of the Netherlands Antilles from 1984 until its dissolution in 2010. The flag was hoisted for Curaçao and its affiliates, for whom the Dutch flag had never been used. The flag has a blue background and […]

The design of the current Finnish flag is inspired by the flags of Denmark and Sweden. It is white with a blue cross that extends to the edge. The cross is a common symbol found in Scandinavian flags. This shows the connection of Finland’s heritage with other Scandinavian countries. The […]

The Ukrainian flag is a simple design consisting of two equal bands, blue and yellow. The first is above while the second is below. Also, these are the two official colors of the flag, which are determined by Ukrainian law. These colors are based on the 12th-century flag of the […]

The San Marino flag is topped by two equal horizontal stripes of white (top) and light blue with the national emblem. The emblem has a shield (with three towers on three peaks) with a closed crown on top, an oak and laurel crown, with a scroll below that shows the […]

The Russian flag consists of horizontal white, blue and red stripes. It was adopted on December 11, 1993, after the constitutional crisis. This flag, although simple in design, has a deep meaning for the Russians. Every August 22, the country’s streets are covered with flags to celebrate their country. History […]

The Basque flag was created in 1894 by Sabino Arana and his brother Luis. The name of the flag in the Basque language is ikurrina. Although the word means flag, it is actually only for the Basque flag. Although not the flag of a nation-state, it acts everywhere as a […]

Every country has its own flag and every flag has a meaning and history behind it. The French flag is no exception. The flag, known in French as the French Tricolor or ‘Le Drapeau Tricolor’, is one of the most interesting and historic flags in the history of Europe. French […]

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