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  Flag of Greenland: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The entire flag measures 12 by 18 parts; each stripe measures 6 parts; the disk is 8 parts in diameter, horizontally offset by 7 parts from the hoist to the center of the circle, and vertically centered.
Christiansen's red-and-white flag was officially adopted June 21, 1985.
He described the white stripe as representing the glaciers and ice cap; the red stripe, the ocean; the red semicircle, the fjords; and the white semicircle, the icebergs and pack ice.
www.encyclopedian.com /fl/Flag-of-Greenland.html   (381 words)

  
 Greenland Economy, Greenland People
The population of Greenland is constituted with Inuit islanders and the rest with Danish.
Greenland's drum dances are usually held in a snow house built by the local people where a sole dancer performs in tune with the song composed by his family.
Greenland gained an upsurge in the progress of its economy from the year 1993 wherein the government followed a stiff fiscal policy from 1980s that multiplied the country's financial resources along with the inflation that was deteriorating.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/greenland-economy-people-culture-flag.html   (758 words)

  
 Greenland (Denmark)
The flag of Greenland, or Kalaallit Nunaat, celebrated its 10 anniversary in June 10, 1995.
In the final decision, the red and white flag with the circle won over the green and white flag proposed by Achen (by 14 votes to 11).
The version in the royal arms and flag follows the heraldic tradition in raising the right forepaw, while the Greenlandic version raises the left forepaw, because real polar bears are left-handed.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gl.html   (825 words)

  
 Greenland - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Greenland currently is threatening nuclear war with Canada over an uninhabited hunk of rock over which every other country in the world is entirely indifferent.
Greenland is populated with many lush plants and animals, most of which are pink and wear tutus when nobody is looking.
Poison ivy is the national plant of Greenland and is widely eaten in a variety of salads and cupcakes.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Greenland   (983 words)

  
 About Greenland - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Greenland (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning "Land of the Greenlanders"; Danish: Grønland, meaning "Greenland") is a self-governed Danish territory.
The Atlantic Ocean and Iceland lie to Greenland's Southeast; the Greenland Sea to the East; the Arctic Ocean to the North; Baffin Bay and Canada to the West.
The culture of Greenland began with its settling by Inuit and Viking explorers.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Greenland.html   (343 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flag Ratio: 2:3]] The flag of Greenland was designed by Greenland native Thue Christiansen.
Its local name in the Greenlandic language is Erfalasorput, which means "our flag", but Aappalaartoq (meaning "the red") is also used for both the Greenlandic flag and the Dannebrog.
He described the white stripe as representing the glaciers and ice cap, which cover more than 80% of the island; the red stripe, the ocean; the red semicircle, the sun, with its bottom part sunk in the ocean; and the white semicircle, the icebergs and pack ice.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Flag_of_Greenland   (367 words)

  
 flag - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Flag, common name for several monocotyledonous plants (see Monocots) having sword-shaped leaves and often bearing large, asymmetrical flowers.
Flags, light pieces of cloth, usually rectangular in shape, but varying in size, colour, and design, and intended for use as emblems or as a kind of...
Flags, National, flags distinctively designed to serve as the emblem of a particular nation.
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 Arctic Circle Race - About Greenland
The flag shows the symbol of the rising sun over the polar ice, which stands for the return of the light and heat at midsummer.
Greenland and the Faroe Islands are part of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Kalaallisut, Greenlandic belongs to the East-inuit family of languages and is a polysyndetic language, which means that the meaning-forming sentence elements used in other words are fused into one word which may stand for a whole sentence.
www.greenland-guide.gl /acr/greenland.htm   (422 words)

  
 Flag of Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The entire flag measures 12 by 18 parts; each stripe measures 6 parts; the disk is 8 parts in diameter, horizontally offset by 7 parts from the hoist to the center of the circle, and vertically centered.
Greenland first entertained the idea of a flag of its own in 1973 when five Greenlanders proposed a green, white and blue flag.
Christiansen's red-and-white flag was officially adopted June 21, 1985.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Greenland   (427 words)

  
 Greenland - Country Profile - Greenland ( Grønland, Kalaallit Nunaat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Greenland is not a continent but the world's largest island.
In the 18th century Danes began to colonize the island and in 1953 Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark.
Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark, governed by the Home Rule administration.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/greenland.htm   (669 words)

  
 Germany Flag - World Flags 101 - Germanyian Flags
Proportions: 3:5 German Flag Description: The flag of Germany consists of three equal horizontal stripes - the top stripe is fl; the middle is red; and the bottom stripe is gold.
It was then readopted as the flag of the Weimar Republic on August 11, 1919, and again abolished on March 12 1933, when it was replaced by the flag of the Third Reich.
The German flag was also used by the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) until 1959, but a coat of arms to it from 1959 to 1989.
www.worldflags101.com /g/germany-flag.aspx   (319 words)

  
 Greenland Flags
In addition the flag heading uses a durable canvas heading reinforced with precision stitching and spurred brass grommets.
Lightweight and strong, these Greenland Flags will fly in the slightest breeze, but still have superb wearing strength due to the material's superior strength-to-weight ratio.
Flags with pole sleeve and fringe should be used on our indoor mounting sets, or carried on our parade poles.
www.flags.com /index.php?cPath=8759_210_3513   (239 words)

  
 Narsaq (Greenland, Denmark)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The flag of Narsaq is white and charged with the municipal coat of arms as seen at photo at (defunct) and .
I was informed that the municipality flies the flag every day, together with the national flag of Greenland.
The Greenlandic name for the trout, Equaluit, is also the name of a small settlement in the municipality.
www.fanshop-online.de /fahnen-flaggen-infos/gl-vg-nr.html   (228 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Timeline: Greenland
1945 - Greenland returned to Denmark, but negotiations on the continued military use of the island by the US and its subsequent NATO allies are not concluded until 1951.
Greenland's contribution to rising global sea levels is increasing
The meltdown of Greenland's ice sheet has accelerated since 2004, according to a US team writing in Science journal.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1023448.stm   (664 words)

  
 Greenland Travel | Guide to travelling Greenland | Travellerspoint
Over half of Greenland is above the Arctic Circle and an even higher proportion is covered year-round with ice.
The views are extraordinary, but in Greenland the most amazing sights may be illusions, thanks to the bizarre concept of Fata Morgana, through which cities in the distance turn out to be nothing more than rocks in the snow.
The beautiful lights of aurora borealis are another such quirk unique to Greenland, where dazzling colored curtains are set against the northern skies.
www.travellerspoint.com /destination.cfm?country=Greenland   (194 words)

  
 Express Flags | Country Flag,International, world Flags
These are the flags flown by governments on official buildings and at the United Nations.
Flags are made of heavy duty 200 denier outdoor nylon or lightweight outdoor polyester and finished with heavy duty heading and brass grommets for outdoor and indoor use.
We also can customize these flags with fringe and pole pockets for use indoors and in parades.
www.expressflags.com /international.htm   (121 words)

  
 Greenland Flag
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www.qlfg.com /30/greenland-flag.html   (545 words)

  
 Greenlandic Flag - Flag Of Greenland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you would like to use this flag of Greenland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Greenland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Greenland or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_greenland.shtml   (260 words)

  
 Greenland Administration Ships, Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was originally the flag of a trading company, but evolved into the ensign used by ships belonging to the Ministry for Greenland.
The flag was first introduced in 1781, and had two white harpoons in saltire in the canton.
Presumably it became obsolete when Greenland got its own flag and the home rule authorities took over the responsibility for the services formerly run by the Ministry for Greenland and the Royal Greenland Trading Company.
www.fotw.net /flags/dk~gladm.html   (225 words)

  
 New Hampshire Gazette I Flag Police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Flag Police know that, like dentists, they will inevitably be the target of jokes playing on an alleged desire to inflict pain.
The flag was less than 45 years old, but could have hung there every year since Ike’s second term.
The “Flag Protection Amendment,” which cannot protect the flag but would damage the First Amendment, may be closer to passage than ever.
www.nhgazette.com /et_cetera/search_the_archives/flag_police   (607 words)

  
 greenland flag and description
The flag of Greenland was officially adopted in 1985.
The white is symbolic of the ice and snow that covers most of the island, and the red is symbolic of the sun.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/grnland.htm   (187 words)

  
 Flags of the World - Greenland
The upper white half in the Greenlandic flag represents the ice cap and the fjords are represented by the red semi-circle.
The white semi-circle symbolizes the ice bergs and pack ice, and the lower red half in the flag represent the ocean.
The flag is called "Erfalasorput" (meaning 'our flag'), but is also called "Aappalaaroq", meaning 'the red'.
www.anyflag.com /country/greenland.php   (133 words)

  
 Gabon Flag - World Flags 101 - Gabonian Flags
The flag of Gabon consists of three equal horizontal stripes - the top stripe is green; the middle on is yellow; and the bottom stripe is blue.
The Gabon flag was adopted on August 9, 1960, just over a week before Gabon gained its independence from France on August 17, 1960.
The basic design of the current national Gabon flag was first used in 1959, but at that time the French national flag was incorporated in the upper left corner of Gabon's flag.
www.worldflags101.com /g/gabon-flag.aspx   (207 words)

  
 Greenland Flag. Gold bead charm bracelet.
The New Brunswick flag is now shown beautifully on a clear and crisp Italian Photo Charm with a stainless steel base.
This flag shows a gold lion that is on a red field lying across the top that represents New Brunswick's relationship both to the Duchy of Brunswick and to England.
This Italian Photo Charm shows the flag of Nova Scotia with white with a large blue X, a yellow shield, and with the red Royal Lion in the center.
www.finecharms.com /product_greenland-flag-p8345.html   (237 words)

  
 Greenland - Other Proposals for the Flag
A Scandinavian cross flag with a green field with a white cross proposed by Danish heraldist Sven Tito Achen in 1984.
The flag proposal described by Andersson is: White field, green cross in proportions 28 : 37 (12-4-12 : 12-4-21).
Another proposal was a red field with a narrow green cross bordering the central white cross.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gl-oprop.html   (166 words)

  
 Greenland Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information
Greenland 2003 Flora & Fauna by Peter Hollinger
All photos are copyrighted and may not be used without permission from the photographer.
Flags, maps, and country data taken from the CIA World Factbook.
www.pbase.com /world/greenland   (58 words)

  
 flag of Greenland - Subdivisions (Denmark) flags
There are 18 municipalities in Greenland, fifteen in West Greenland, two in East Greenland and one in North Greenland.
The municipalities are united in a national association, Kanukoka, which attends to common interests of the municipalities against the Home Rule, the state and organisations, etc. The municipalities' main responsibilities are tasks within the social sector, culture, education, sport, local environmental projects and the responsibility for running and administration of the villages.
Sure, if they were to create a flag of their own, they probably would use their arms.
www.flags-of-the-world.net /flags/gl-.html   (216 words)

  
 Enchanted Learning - Search
Louise Arner Boyd (1887-1972), known as the Ice Woman was an American who repeatedly explored and photographed the Arctic Ocean; she was also the first woman to fly over the North Pole.
The Greenland Shark is a large, slow-swimming shark with a short snout, from deep in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Flag of Greenland: Color the flag of Greenland.
www.enchantedlearning.com /cgi-bin/uncgi/search?key=greenland   (160 words)

  
 Greenland flag by the custom flag makers of world flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Greenland flag is made and supplied by one of custom flag makers affiliates flagline.
The sizes of the Greenland flag are 2’ x 3’ — 3’ x 5’ — 4’ x 6’ — 5’ x 8’ and materials used are nylon or Ultra-Knit 100% Polyester.
The Greenland flag has accurate features with color and is very durable.
www.custom-flag-makers.com /world-flags/Greenland-flag.htm   (213 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Regions and territories: Greenland
Recent environmental studies have raised fears that global warming is causing Greenland's ice cover to melt increasingly fast and that this could have serious implications for future sea levels and ocean currents unless the process is rapidly halted and then reversed.
His social democratic Siumut party won 10 seats in the 31-seat Greenland parliament and has reached a coalition agreement with the pro-independence left-wing Inuit Brotherhood which has seven seats and the centre-right Atassut party which has six.
The last elections in December 2002 in which Siumut also won 10 seats were followed by three years of fractious government involving a series of coalitions, the most recent of which ended in wrangling over alleged misuse of funds by two ministers.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1023393.stm   (443 words)

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