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Cocos Islands Flag


Flag of Cocos Islands
Flag Name(s) [Flag Of Cocos Islands]
Aspect Ratio(1:2)
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 & SymbolismThe 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.

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gold southern cross, crux, gold southern cross,crux,