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Norfolk Island Flag


Flag of Norfolk Island
Flag Name(s) [Flag Of Norfolk Island]
Aspect Ratio(1:2)
Color Schemegreen white
Color and Design

Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria heterophylla) in a central white stripe between two green stripes.

Meaning & SymbolismThe green color of the flag symbolizes the rich vegetation on the island. The pine tree is endemic to the islands and is a symbol of Norfolk Island. The white color symbolizes peace and harmony between the people and the natural world.
Description and Brief History

The flag of Norfolk Island was approved by the Norfolk Island Council on 6 June 1979. It became the official flag on the commencement date of the Norfolk Island Flag and Public Seal Act 1979 on 17 January 1980. The flag depicts the Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria heterophylla) in a central white stripe between two green stripes. The flag's geometry is a triband, with a height-to-length ratio of 1:2. The central stripe is wider than the two outer stripes, the ratio being 7:9:7. The flag of Norfolk Island bears resemblance to the Nigerian flag.

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