Flags are naval signals and each one means something specific about your sailing boat. They can signal your boat’s nationality, special maneuvering situations, sailing club affiliation, office held or other situations. For the correct etiquette, following are some of the rules. You have to remember that the rules originated in Britain and have been slightly […]
The name of the South Korean flag is called “Taegukgi” in korean and the meaning is “great polarity.” The white color signifies peace and purity. The yin yang emblem symbolizes the cosmic forces that are necessary to maintain a harmonious balance. On each corner of the flag there are trigrams and they represent heaven, water, Earth and […]
The Nigerian flag is made of three equally spaced vertical stripes. The green color represents the nation’s lush vegetation and its agricultural industry, the white stands for peace and unity of the country. The flag was created in 1960.
Lebanon flag has two red strips on the top and bottom that symbolise the blood that was shed during the liberation of the country. The white color symbolises peace and mountain snow and the green cedar tree denotes immortality which is also the symbol of the country.
The Indian flag’s colours represent India’s religious diversity. Orange connotes courage and is seen important for Hindus and Buddhists. The white represents purity and green symbolises faith and fertility. The navy circle in the centre is the Ashoka Chakra, or Wheel of Law.
The Mexican flag is made of three equal vertical stripes in green, white and red colors. The green color represents hope and joy, the red stripe represents independence of the nation and the white in the middle is symbolic of peace and religion . The Mexican coat of arms on the white background represents the nation’s Aztec […]
The flag of Nepal, with it’s odd shape is a one of a kind flag. It is the only non rectangular national flag in the world. The flag is made of two overlapping triangles in deep red color that represent the Himalayan mountains and the two religions, Hinduism and Buddhism. The blue outline represents the country’s peaceful nature. In […]
The flag of Cambodia has three horizontal stripes in blue-red-blue. The blue color represents the nation’s royalty, the red represents the nation itself. The temple at the center signifies Angkor Wat, which is the world’s largest religious monument that is located in Cambodia. It was adopted after the Cambodia’s independence in 1948.
The Vatican City flag has two vertical halves: the yellow half represents the pope’s spiritual power, while the white half represents his worldly authority. The coat of arms on the white half has two crossed keys of St. Peter, and a three-tiered papal tiara on top. The first flag was introduced in 1825, it was […]
The colors on the German flag are a reminder of the medieval banner of the Holy Roman Empire. The flag had a black eagle with 2 heads and red claws on a golden background. The three colors are also same as the colors of the soldiers’ uniforms who fought during the Napoleonic wars. The current […]