|Flag Name(s)||[Flag Of Cocos Islands]|
|Color Scheme||green yellow,gold|
|Color and Design|
Green, with a palm tree on a gold disc in the canton, a gold crescent in the centre of the flag and a gold southern cross in the fly.
|Meaning & Symbolism||The palm tree represents the islands' tropical flora; the colors green and gold are Australia's national colours; the crescent represents Islam, the religion of the Cocos Malays who make up a majority of the islands' population; and the Southern Cross is a symbol of Australia and the Southern Hemisphere.|
|Description and Brief History|
The flag of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands was created in 2003 and adopted on 6 April 2004. It was designed by territory resident Mohammed Minkom, who won a design contest as a teenager.