National Flags

Some articles on flag, national flag, national, national flags, flags:

Flag Of Europe - Usage - European Union - Protocol
... It is mandatory for the flag to be used in every official speech made by the President of the European Council and it is often used at official meetings between the leaders ... While normally the national flag takes precedence over the European flag in the national context, meetings between EU leaders sometimes differ ... For example the Italian flag code expressly replaces the Italian flag for the European flag in precedence when dignitaries from other EU countries visit – for example the EU flag would be in the ...
List Of Sri Lankan Flags - Historical Flags - National Flags
... Flag Date Use Description 1875–1948 Flag of Ceylon's Colonial Government A defaced blue ensign with the Arms of the Ceylon Government. 1948–1951 The first flag of the Dominion of Ceylon The Royal Standard of the Kandyan Kingdom, the last kingdom of Sri Lanka. 1951–1972 Flag of the Dominion of Ceylon Modified flag of Kandyan Kingdom, the last kingdom of Sri Lanka ...
List Of Flags Of Malta - National Flags
... Flag Date Use Description 1964—Present State flag and naval ensign White and red, augmented in the canton by a depiction of the British George Cross ...
Triband (flag)
... The triband is one of the most common designs of flag, and is the design of some 30% of all current national flags ... Many non-vexillologists use the term tricolour to describe these flags, but technically a tricolour is simply a type of triband ... Examples of horizontal tribands include the national flags of Austria and Germany, and examples of vertical tribands include the national flags of Nigeria and France ...

Famous quotes containing the words flags and/or national:

    Gentlemen, those confederate flags and our national standard are what has made this union great. In what other country could a man who fought against you be permitted to serve as judge over you, be permitted to run for reelection and bespeak your suffrage on Tuesday next at the poles.
    Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)

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    Henry Miller (1891–1980)