“A flag is a piece of fabric with a distinctive design that is usually rectangular and used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or decoration.The term flag is also used to refer to the graphic design employed by a flag, or to its depiction in another medium.” (From Wikipedia.org)
Flags main use is symbolizing a nation or a country.
Several national flags were inspired by other nations and countries . for example the flag of the United States was imitated by other countries to symbolize their similarity to the United States or the American Revolution.
Everybody knows how their country’s flag looks like but do they know why it looks that way or what is the meaning behind it graphics ?
In this website I will try to give you a short history on flags from countries and states around the world.
This is a fun journey into our roots. You are all welcome to submit your story or insight about your flag and we will be more than glad to publish it.