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By: Sophie, Margo, Jacob, Rowan, William, and Yash
Flag # 1 This is the flag of Switzerland. The white cross was used for identification for the troops of the Swiss confederation.
Flag # 2 This is the flag of Russia. The red, white and blue stripes stand for the colors of Russia.
Flag # 3 This is the flag of Germany. The flag of Germany originally came from a medieval banner that was a black eagle, with red claws and a beak in a field of gold.
Flag #4 This is the flag of Vietnam. The red stands for fighting and bloodshed. The five point star stands for the five elements of people that make up the country: peasants, workers, traders, intellectuals and soldiers.
Flag #5 This is the flag of Japan. The flag is white with a red disk, representing the sun without rays.
Flag #6 This flag is the flag of South Korea. White is a traditional Korean color that represents peace and purity. The blue symbolizes the negative forces of the of the yin. The red is the opposite. It represents the positive forces of the yang. The 4 trigrams are the 4 universal elements.
Flag #7 This is the flag of Chad. The red is for France. The yellow and red are for African colors, and the blue is for the sky.
Flag #8 This the flag of Lebanon. The red is for the bloodshed for their liberation. The green tree is for Lebanon’s happiness.
Flag #9 This is the flag of Sweden. The colors reflect the colors of the Swedish coat of arms-three gold arms on a blue battle field.
Flag #10 Flag #10 This flag belongs to France. White is the ancient French color. Blue and red are the colors of the French militia. This flag is often called The Tricolor.
Flag #11 Flag #11 This flag belongs to Ireland. Green represents the Irish Nationals (Gaelics). Orange represents the Orange tradition (supporters of William of Orange) and white means peace between the two.
Flag #12 Flag #12 This flag belongs to Italy. The three equal vertical bands of green, red, and white were inspired by the flag of France, brought to Italy by Napoleon in 1797. The colors are those of Milan (red and white) mixed with the green uniform color of the Milanese civic guard.
Flag #13 This is the flag of Jamaica. The green stands for hope and plants. Black is for the work done by the people. Yellow stands for sunshine and the natural resources used on the island.
Flag # 14 This is the flag of Tibet. The six red rays coming from the sun represent the original six tribes of Tibet. Two snow lions hold up a colored jewel that represents all the people of Tibet. The symbol of the Ying and Yang is between the lions. It represents spiritual energy.
Flag # 15 This is the flag of Pakistan. The green represents the Muslim religion and the white represents other religions in Pakistan. The crescent and star are Islamic symbols for progress and light.
Flag #16 This is the flag of the Congo. It is a sky blue field divided diagonally from the lower hoist (the side attached to the pole) to the upper fly corner by a red stripe bordered by two thin yellow stripes. The red stands for bloodshed and the yellow stands for wealth. The star represents a radiant future.
Flag# 17 This is the flag of India. It has three equal horizontal bands of orange, white and green. Orange stands for courage, white stands for truth and green means faith. The blue disk stands for the circle of life.
Flag #18 This is the flag of the U.K (The United Kingdom). The red cross stands for St. George ( the patron of England) and the diagonal red cross represents St. Patrick, and the white diagonal cross represents St. Andrew.
Flag #19 This is the flag of Australia. The biggest star represents the colonies of Australia in 1901 and the little stars represent the constellation, The Southern Cross. The cross in the upper left hand corner represents the Union Jack.
Flag #20 This is the flag of Greece. The blue box with the white cross represents Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion.
Flag #21 This is the flag of Iran. The green stands for Islam, the white stands for peace and the red stands for courage. The emblem in the center represents Allah and the strength of the nation. “Allahu Akbar” is written 22 times along the stripes. It means “God is greater than can be described”.
Flag #22 This is the flag of Israel. The stripes represent a Jewish prayer shawl, and the star is a Jewish symbol called the Star of David.
Flag #23 This is the flag of Chile. The white star represents a guide to progress and honor. The blue stands for the sky, the white stands for snow, and the red stands for blood.
Flag #24 This is the flag of Morocco. Red and green are the colors of Morocco and the star represents the five pillars of Islam.
Flag #25 This flag is Puerto Rico’s. Puerto Rico is a territory of the US. The three sides of the triangle represent the three branches of the government : judicial, executive and legislative. The blue stands for the sky and coastal water, the red for soldier's bloodshed and the white for liberty, victory and peace.
Flag # 26 This is the flag of Ukraine. The blue and yellow stripes symbolize yellow fields of grain under a blue sky.
Flag # 27 This flag is the flag of the Netherlands. The colors on the flag are the colors of William the First who led the Dutch Revolt. A cool fact about this flag is that its upper band used to be orange but it kept fading to red. Then the red became the permanent color.
Flag # 28 The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is red with a diagonal white-black- white line. The white stands for the sea that surrounds the land; the red stands for the people, and the black for their hard work and courage. All colors together stand for earth, water, and fire.
Flag #29 This is the flag of Czech Republic. The red and white stand for the colors of the coat of arms of Bohemia. The blue was added so that the flag and its colors could be different from Poland’s.
Flag #30 This flag belongs to Iceland. The red represents volcanic fire. The white stands for snow and ice, and the blue is the surrounding ocean.
Flag #31 This is the flag of The United States Of America. There are 50 stars for 50 states, and 13 red and white stripes for the original 13 colonies.
Flag #32 This is the flag of Mexico. Red, white and green are the colors of the Mexican Liberation Army. The symbol in the center is from an Aztec legend that said that when you see a eagle eating a cobra in a rose bush, you should stop and live there.
Flag #33 This is the of flag of Scotland, also known as Saint Andrew’s Cross or the Saltier. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, who was killed on an X-shaped cross.
Flag #34 This is the flag of Poland. The civil flag of Poland has been used since the early 20 th century. The Polish coat of arms is in the center of the white half of the flag. Red and white are the national colors of Poland. This type of flag is used by Polish ships at sea and abroad.
Flag #35 This is the flag of China. It is red with a large yellow five- pointed star and four smaller yellow five-pointed stars. The color red represents revolution, while the stars symbolize the four social classes.
Flag #36 This is the flag of Saint Lucia. It is blue, with a gold triangle below a black arrowhead. The blue color represents the sky and sea, gold stands for sunshine and prosperity, and white and black the racial composition of the island. The two major triangles represent the twin Pitons (Gros Piton and Petit Piton), cone- shaped volcanic plugs that are a symbol of the island.