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A finished review of the flags of the world's international locations bargains a concise examine the heritage of thousands of nationwide, foreign, respectable, and provincial flags from around the world, besides details at the historical and symbolic value and improvement of each nationwide flag.

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As is usual in former Spanish colonies, the official flag, used by the government and the armed forces, has the coat of arms in the center. The coat of arms dates from 1825 and depicts a cornucopia, a chichona tree, and a llama, surrounded by state flags. The flags do not appear on the arms placed on the official flag. :), 0ARAGUAY Brazil belonged to Portugal until 1822 when it became an independent kingdom, and later an empire. It formed a federal republic in 1889. The green field and yellow lozenge were part of the flag adopted in 1822 when independence was first achieved and the empire was declared.

The sun is based on coins issued in Buenos Aires in 1813. The tradition of the “Sun of May,” breaking through white clouds in a blue sky has no historical basis. The sun symbolizes the dawn of a new era and a new nation The Cap of Liberty A wreath of laurel Sky-blue and white are the national colors 55 Africa Morocco Ratio: 2:3 Adopted: November 17, 1915 Usage: National and Civil Red represents the descendants of the Prophet Muhammad The Seal of Solomon was added in 1915 Africa Spain MOROCC CC CCO Algeria Western rn Sahara ra Mau uritania Mali urit uri lii Morocco has been independent since 1956, becoming a kingdom in 1957.

Lucia, which features the Royal Crest of England with British lion (see page 36), except that it bears the title “Barbados” on the scroll beneath the Royal Crest. North America Grenada Ratio: 3:5 Adopted: February 7, 1974 Usage: National and Civil A nutmeg, Grenada’s most famous product The central star and disc represent the capital St. George’s The six outer stars stand for the six parishes North America St. Vincent & The Grenadines First settled by France, Grenada was invaded by Britain in 1762.

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