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... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the words flags and/or national:
“The flags are natures newly found.
Rifles grow sharper on the sight.
There is a rumble of autumnal marching,
From which no soft sleeve relieves us.
Fate is the present desperado.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“His mind was strong and clear, his will was unwavering, his convictions were uncompromising, his imagination was powerful enough to invest all plans of national policy with a poetic charm.”
—Woodrow Wilson (18561924)