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 Greenlandic national flag - Wikipedia
Dimensions: 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.
The flag of Greenland was designed by Greenland native Thue Christiansen. /wiki/Greenlandic_national_flag   (375 words)

Nationalism generally does not function in democratic and liberating ways for subject peoples, be they within or outside of the country, due to its stubborn insistence that it represents a people which should encompass all those living in the country.
Nationalism is, briefly, an ideology which holds that the political boundaries of a state should be congruent with the cultural boundaries of a territory; that is, that every "people" should have its state and that a state should only contain one "people" (cf.
Nationalism, which is presently at large in virulent and destructive forms in the former Soviet Union, in Yugoslavia and elsewhere in Europe, is a child of modernity and the industrial revolution. /geirthe/Fragmentation.html   (5001 words)

 Politics of Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greenland is represented internationally by the embassies and consulates of Denmark, although Greenland does directly participate in some Nordic organisations which provide for membership for dependent territories.
With Denmark having responsibility for Greenland's international affairs, other countries do not have direct diplomatic representation in Greenland -- their embassies or consulates in Denmark are responsible for their relations with Greenland and their citizens in Greenland.
Forward Party, a social democratic party advocating more distinct Greenlandic identity and greater autonomy from Denmark /wiki/Politics_of_Greenland   (440 words)

 flag of Greenland - Houseflags of Shipping Companies (Denmark) flags
The flag was first introduced in 1781, and had two white harpoons in saltire in the canton.
It was originally the flag of a trading company, but evolved into the ensign used by ships belonging to the Ministry for Greenland.
Josef DOES show the proper flag for Royal Arctic A/S, referred to be Nuuk, in his Danish section Seite 7. /flags/gl~.html   (506 words)

 Greenland (Denmark)
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.
The flag of Greenland, or Kalaallit Nunaat, celebrated its 10 anniversary in June 10, 1995.
The first serious proposal for a Greenland flag came in 1973 when five people suggested that green-white-blue flag might be appropriate. /flags/gl.html   (825 words)

 Arctic Circle Race - About Greenland
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.
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.
Greenlandic and danish language may be used in politics and administration. /acr/greenland.htm   (422 words)

 flag of Danish Coats of Arms flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei
With reproductions of the national arms in seals and on coins, and in connection with the exercise of authority, rights of succession are asserted and sovereignty of the monarch and the state as well.
The National Arms are in principle the coat of arms known from the time of the Valdemars, three lions surrounded by hearts.
The ancient arms of the Faroe Islands, the ram, were from 1668 combined with that of the king, and the Greenlandic bear is known from 1665. /flags-of-the-world/flags/dk).html   (817 words)

 National flag - Wikipedia
A national flag is a flag which symbolises a country and which can be flown by citizens of that country.
any other flags, not being other national flags, on separate flagstaffs, the National Flag must be in the middle or on the left side from the observer's point of view or at the highest point of the group;
Usually it is also the flag used to represent the country abroad. /wiki/National_flag   (253 words)

 Bryggen Art, Kolonialen - Greenlandic Art by Kirsten Thisted
The Greenlandic national movement has its beginning in the 19th century and really takes on a momentum in the beginning of the 20th century.
Greenlandic pictorial art began in the middle of the 19th century, when Greenlanders also layed the groundwork for their modern written literature.
Greenland had been a Danish colony since Hans Egede arrived in 1721 and took possession of the land in the name of the Danish king. /en/art_greenlandic.php   (2194 words)

 Greenland, 2001
The cover shows the Greenlandic national flag "Erfalasorput".
The motifs are specific Greenlandic, such as the northern light, a seal, and a polar bear.
Greenland has issued 16th October 2001 - the opening day of the international stamp exhibition Hafnia 01 in Copenhagen, Denmark - the three stamps shown below. /frame-Greenland03.htm   (236 words)

 The Frostbox - Photo Set: Greenland National Day - Thule Air Base
The greenlandic, danish, and american flags were being raised while the greenlandic national hymn was played and sung.
At Thule Air Base Greenland National Day on the 21st of June is celebrated in the old settlement of Uummannaq.
To the greenlandic the sun has a very significant influence, being so dependent on nature as they are. /foto/serie4_us.asp   (561 words)

 Politics of Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greenland is represented internationally by the embassies and consulates of Denmark, although Greenland does directly participate in some Nordic organisations which provide for membership for dependent territories.
With Denmark having responsibility for Greenland's international affairs, other countries do not have direct diplomatic representation in Greenland -- their embassies or consulates in Denmark are responsible for their relations with Greenland and their citizens in Greenland.
National holiday: Longest day of the year, 21 June /wiki/Politics_of_Greenland   (440 words)

 Denmark 1916-1926
Flying the National Flag "Dannebrog" at the occasion of the Southern Part of Jutland being reunited with Denmark.
Greenlandic Woman in national costume, surrounded by the Greenlandic and Danish National Coat of Arms.
1919 was the first year in freedom after World War I, and it was therefore natural to fly the Danish national Flag "Dannebrog" on the annual Christmas Seal. /frame-Denmark1916-1926.htm   (446 words)

 Greenland is Ice and Iceland is Green
They ruled for the next 200 years or so, until 1979, when Greenland was declared an autonomous nation within the Kingdom of Denmark, named Kalaallit Nunaat (meaning Land of the People), with its own national flag and Prime Minister.
In 1721, the Danish re-established European settlement on the west coast of Greenland, mainly as a trading colony.
Lonely Planet: Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands by Graeme Cornwallis and Deanna Swaney /europe/greenice/greenland/green1.htm   (1893 words)

 Monkeyshines on Greenland. -
The National Day is also the official Flag Day, when the Greenlandic flag, first introduced on June 21, 1985, is flown all across the country.
The colors of the Greenlandic flag are red and white, and the red-and-white circle on it represents the rising of the "midnight sun" (certain areas in Greenland experience 24 hours of consecutive daylight in summer and darkness in winter.)
The Greenlandic National Day, celebrated on June 21, is called Ullortuneq, meaning "The Longest Day." It is celebrated with cultural activities, entertainment, shows and communal outdoor eating. /monkeyshines-on-greenland   (380 words)

 General information about Denmark
On Greenland people speak Greenlandic, an Inuit dialect, and Faroese is the national language on the Faroe islands.
In 1995 the National Forest and Nature Agency estimated the number of free, naturally occurring and breeding species of vertebrates in Denmark at 424, including 49 mammals, 209 birds, 5 reptiles, 14 amphibians, 37 freshwater fish and 110 saltwater fish.
Greenland is the largest island of the world with a surface of 2,175,000 km2, of which 340,000 km2 free of ice. /scan/den_info_en.htm   (1390 words)

 Barbadian First Caribbean National in Arctic Circle
Corrie that he was the first person on record from the Caribbean to have entered the Arctic Circle in Greenland, Damon plans to send the mayor a Barbados flag to commemmorate the fact.
They even created the worlds' largest wildlife refuge - and all of this with their own revenue, by no means is the Greenland Home Rule Government being 'propped-up' by the government of Denmark as is the case of the Israel - USA relationship.
They have never had a history of inter-tribal warfare, they (the Greenland home-rule government) has Police forces but do not have any jails - because they have no violent crime, and the rare cases of petty crime they do experience are resolved sucessfully through counselling. /confederacy/arctic.php   (389 words)

 Repression Conference Planned for Dublin in October - National Rights and Freedoms - Indymedia Ireland
So short, of having each nation of the EU struggle to become bristling with arms the French and Germans have proposed that an avant-garde group of states with higher-level capabilities should harmonise military planning, pool capabilities etc. The Eurofighter project is a very exciting development for the EU.
Unfortunately, to the extent that the EU already is a major player in the world, it bases the use of its power on cynical Realpolitik and calculated self-interest, and often European militaries are used to further repression and injustice.
Many European nations ought to hang their heads in shame for the way they behave on the world stage. /newswire.php?story_id=66325   (12605 words)

 Scandinavian Shop > Greenlandic flags > Greenland Flag stickers and fashion -
» The Greenlandic flag, called the "Erfalasorput", was created in 1995
» The white half of the flag symbolises the ice cap and the red half is the ocean.
History / Nylon and polyester flags / Stickers / Fashion /shop/flags/greenland.htm   (221 words)

The national flag outside the Lutheran church was at half-mast for the service.
The west coast of Greenland was familiar to the men of Peterhead and Dundee.
At that time Greenland was closed to outsiders, by its Danish rulers, administered very much in the colonial style. /clubs/mayo_sailing_club/north/reports/5progress_report.htm   (2046 words)

 Rudy Brueggemann's article on the world's most popular soft drink conquering the world's largest island, Greenland, otherwise known by it's soft-drinking residents as Kalaallit Nunaat.
Meanwhile, Coke's arctic campaign continues to be waged on all media fronts, as seen in a lavishly produced TV commercial shown on Greenland's national TV station.
A lone kayaker, a powerful icon of Greenland's 4,000-year-old Inuit culture, paddles to an iceberg, where he carves a massive statue from the ice block.
Coke's invasion of Kalaallit Nunaat -- as Greenlanders call their land -- was the latest in its quest toward global beverage dominance. /grl/greenlandiccoke.html   (433 words)

 national flag - OneLook Dictionary Search
Phrases that include national flag: dutch national flag, greenlandic national flag, south african national flag
National flag, national flag : [home, info]
Words similar to national flag: ensign, flag, more... /?w=national+flag&ls=a   (128 words)

 Qajaq USA Gallery :: 2000 Greenland National Kayaking Championship :: 10
The Greenlandic flag symbolizes the sun and the sea, the inland ice and icebergs.
Qajaq USA Gallery :: 2000 Greenland National Kayaking Championship :: 10
Many Greenland houses show a strong Danish influence and are often painted bright red, yellow, blue or green. /gallery/QU2000/house_flag   (43 words)

 The Infozone -- News and Headlines ©2005
National broadcaster DR reported that the police feared that the detainees' accomplices were trying to warn him or pass on to him information about the investigation from outside the prison.
While the supporters of this referendum claim that there is also international efforts massing to defeat the referendum, The National Rifle Association only links to a Washington Post news report on the referendum.
The Nation reported that, "Chris Wilson of Lakeland, Florida, said in an interview that he created the site in 2004 as a simple Internet pornography venture: Users post amateur pictures--supposedly of their wives or girlfriends--and for a $10 registration fee, others can take a look.   (18534 words)

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The Hong Kong SAR flag is a travesty.
Actually, the Chilean flag was designed by an expatriate American, and like other flags of newly-independent states in the Americas, was more than happy to take the association with the US revolution.
He's also right that flags should have points taken away for being 'colonial nonsense.' I lived in Hong Kong for 14 years and cannot remember for the life of me what the design in the lower right of the old flag was. /comments.mefi/15263   (2542 words)
Main article: Politics of Greenland Geography Main article: Geography of Greenland Map of Greenland The extreme north of Greenland is not...
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Politics of the Faroe Islands Politics of Greenland edit Politics Portal Greenland This article is part of the series: Politics of Greenland, Subseries of the Politics series Prime Minister : Hans Enoksen...   (432 words)

 Flags of the World EPS Collection - Country, Historic and Organization Flags
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 Nunatsiaq News
• Fishing vessels from Greenland and the Faroe Islands are booted out of Canadian ports, to protest their over-fishing of international quotas.
• Greenland celebrates 25 years of home rule government on June 21 with a huge party in the capital city of Nuuk and other celebrations throughout the island’s smaller communities.
• Hans Island, a tiny, rocky outcrop in the Nares Strait between Canada and Greenland, emerges as a symbol of Canadian sovereignty under threat — and perhaps also as a distraction from the Liberal government’s sponsorship scandal — as Canada and Denmark defend their separate claims to the island. /archives/50114/news/nunavut/50114_09.html   (1049 words)

 NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE DIRECTORY page 4 compiled by Harvey Abrams, BS, MAT, Ph.D/abd
Spain was the host nation for Christopher Columbus and his explorations of the New World that resulted in the colonization that led to the destruction of Indian civilizations (Aztecs, Mayans) and the eventual creation of the nations of Mexico, United States and Canada.
Canada is a bi-lingual nation where English is the primary language in most provinces and French is the primary language in the province of Quebec.
This is a nation that was part of the Soviet Union -- with a Turkic and majority-Muslim population. /nocdirectorypage4.html   (13722 words)

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