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 Flag - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The first flags were used to assist military coordination on battlefields and flags have evolved into a general tool for rudimentary signalling and identification, especially in environments where communication is similarly challenging (such as the maritime environment where semaphore is used).
Flags are used in messaging, advertising, or for other decorative purposes, though at this less formal end the distinction between a flag and a simple cloth banner is blurred.
The flag of Argentina, created by Manuel Belgrano during the war of independence, was the inspiration for the United Provinces of Central America's flag, which in turn was the origin for the flags of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Flag   (3279 words)

  
 Flag - The Encyclopedia
A flag is a piece of woven cloth, often flown from a pole or mast, generally used symbolically for signalling or identification.
The flag of Argentina, created by Manuel Belgrano during the war of independence, was the inspiration for the United Provinces of Central America's flag, which in turn was the origin for the flags of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.
The flag of Brazil was inspired by the flag of the former Brazilian Empire.
www.the-encyclopedia.com /description/Flag   (3117 words)

  
 ooBdoo
The first flags were used to assist military coordination on battlefields and flags have evolved into a general tool for rudimentary signalling and identification, especially in environments where communication is similarly challenging (such as the maritime environment where semaphore is used).
Flags are used in messaging, advertising, or for other decorative purposes, though at this less formal end the distinction between a flag and a simple cloth banner is blurred.
The flag of Canada (known in Canada as 'the Maple Leaf' is a bicolour flag of red and white, with a maple leaf imposed in the centre.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Flag   (3299 words)

  
 Flag - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Flags were initially created for signalling, such as semaphore, and for the identification of those who displayed them, and are still used for that purpose today.
The Flag of the Netherlands is also the only flag in the world that is adapted for some uses, when the occasion has a connection to the royal house of the Netherlands an orange ribbon is added.
The flag of Argentina, created by Manuel Belgrano during the war of independence, was the inspiration for the United Provinces of Central America's flag, which in turn was the origin for the flags of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Flag   (2928 words)

  
 Flag
Flags were initially created for signalling (as in semaphore), and for the identification of those who displayed them, and are still used for that purpose today; flags used in this latter sense are often called standards.
Flags are often designed according to the same principles as the designs of heraldry.
The national flag of France, also called the Tricolore, which inspired other nations to adopt differenced tricolorss in sympathy with the revolutionary spirit with which the flag was designed in 1794.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/f/fl/flag.html   (1416 words)

  
 Flag information - Search.com
Flags were initially created for signalling, such as semaphore, and for the identification of those who displayed them, and are still used for that purpose today.
The flag of Chile has inspired a old flag of Cuba, the flag of the Texas U.S. State and the Irian Jaya State flag, concentred in a mix of the ChileĀ“s flag, and the Cuban flag.
The flag of Nepal is the only national flag which isn't square or rectangular: it is in the shape of two triangles.
domainhelp.search.com /reference/Flag   (3292 words)

  
 Flag - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Flags were initially created for signalling (as in semaphore), and for the identification of those who displayed them, and are still used forthat purpose today.
Flags are particularly important at sea, where they can mean the difference between life and death, and consequently where therules and regulations for the flying of flags are strictly enforced.
They use the flags to indicate to the refereepotential infringements of the Laws or who is entitled to possession of the ball that has gone out of the field of play, or, mostfamously, raise the flag overhead to indicate an offside offence.
www.free-web-encyclopedia.com /?t=Flag   (1420 words)

  
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colonial flags of saint vincent and the grenadines
historical flags of saint vincent and the grenadines
flags of the deputy minister of defence (brunei)
www.1uptravel.com /flag/flags/keywordp.html   (1258 words)

  
 Russia
Russian national flags normally used in Russia range from the lightest to the darkest shade (like from argentine blue to british blue), even if in russian light blue is considered a separate color.
We could say that white, blue and red flags were in used in Russia from about 1667, mainly in the quartered form with a blue cross, while from 1697, after the visit of Peter the Great to Netherlands, the triband design became the preferred one.
The symbols [flag and coat of arms] are given prominent mention in the words for the revived anthem — the re-established Soviet tune, with new words by the same poet who composed the original nearly 60 years ago.
www.fotw.net /flags/ru.html   (1425 words)

  
 List of subnational entities - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of current subnational entities, some of which may be states in the legal sense of the word, by country:
List of the largest subnational entities by area
Flags of the World, also of subnational entities, with some additional info
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_subnational_entities   (238 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Flag
Flags were initially created for signalling (as in semaphore), and for the identification of those who displayed them, and are still used for that purpose today; flags used in this latter sense are often called standards.
British colonies typically fly a flag based on one of the ensigns based on this flag, and many former colonies have retained the design to show their gratitude to the U.K., or allegiance to the Commonwealth.
The national flag of France, also called the Tricolore, which inspired other nations to adopt differenced tricolors in sympathy with the revolutionary spirit with which the flag was designed in 1794.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Flag   (1240 words)

  
 List of Irish flags - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of flags which have been, or are still today, used on the island of Ireland.
Union Flag: the flag of the United Kingdom, and the official flag of Northern Ireland since 1972.
A superposition of the Flags of England, Scotland, and St Patrick's Flag of Ireland.
enc.qba73.com /link-List_of_Irish_flags   (437 words)

  
 Flag Summary
This flag flew for twenty-three years, until 1818, when the flag was returned to thirteen stripes, and a number of stars that varied according to the number of states in the Union.
A flag is a piece of cloth, often flown from a pole or mast, generally used for signalling or identification.
Flags are used in messaging or advertising, or for decorative purposes, though at this less formal end the distinction between a flag and a simple cloth banner is blurred.
www.bookrags.com /Flag   (4915 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Flag
The Soviet flag, with its golden symbols of the proletariat on a red field, was an inspiration to flags of other communist states, such as East Germany, People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Angola, Yugoslavia, and Mozambique.
In Australia beaches protected by lifesavers use a pair of red/yellow flags to mark the section of the beach that the lifesavers guard.
Flags of the World, an outstanding source of vexillological information, contributed to by a group of international volunteers.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Flag   (1811 words)

  
 List of English Flags Encyclopedia Article @ Populace.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of flags used exclusively in England.
For other flags used in England, and the rest of the United Kingdom, see List of British flags.
A gold saltire on a blue field (Cross of St Alban); the Christian flag of the Kingdom of Mercia, still flown on Tamworth Castle.
www.populace.org /encyclopedia/List_of_English_flags   (602 words)

  
 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1071 words)

  
 Russian subnational flags
Sovereign flags and coats of arms of Russian regions (by Yury Rocich): at http://www.chat.ru/~heraldica/ and http://www.geraldika.ru/
Unstrict enforcement of flag laws (regarding design) is not uncommon — Adygeia flies a medium green flag and it’s law says dark aquamarine, Yakutia flys a medium blue flag and it’s laws says light blue, Chuvashia flies a medium red flag and it's law says dark red, and probably more.
All other areas (Aghin Buriatia, Evenkia, Khantia-Mansia, Koryakia, Nenetsia, Perm’s Komia, Taymyria, Ust-Ord Buriatia and Yamal Nenetsia) were and remain dependent from another federation subject, though all 89 of them are considered to be federation subjects of their own (which is also most confusing).
www.fotw.us /flags/ru-.html   (2009 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > List of reference tables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of standards topics (these could easily be cross-referenced under other relevant categories as well)
List of size, measurement and conversions topics[?] (these could easily be cross-referenced under other relevant categories as well)
List of abbeys and priories: Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/li/List_of_reference_tables   (477 words)

  
 List of Canadian flags
Flag of Whitehorse, Yukon, the capital of the Yukon Territory.
FLAG: The city's new flag combines the principal colours of the shield and key elements from the coat of arms in a dramatic composition.
This flag is seen at the municipal offices of the district of Pitt Meadows, and is based on the city coat of arms.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_List_of_Canadian_flags   (1920 words)

  
 Russian subnational flags
Changes are to be expected also in the flags of Chukotka and Orenburg city, to name but two subnational flags.
An exception is made in the case of flags pre-dating the legislation forbidding use of the National Flag on any regional flags.
Such are a flag in studies of presidents of Republics Karelia and Altai, the governor of the Saratov Oblast.
www.fotw.net /Flags/ru-.html   (1664 words)

  
 Flags of micronations help - Wiki at Help.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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This article is intended as a list of flags from micronations - that is, unrecognised statelike entities that are largely or wholly ephemeral in nature.
This is not intended as a list of all micronation flags; only those flags the actual physical existence of which can be verified photographically or through other third-party historical sources should be listed here.
www.help.com /wiki/Flags_of_micronations   (188 words)

  
 Subdivisions of Russia
Although Russia is still a very centralized country, it is nominally a federation and these first order divisions have each a constitution and locally elected government and parlament — as they are also entitled to have each a flag, an anthem and a coat of arms.
All other areas (Aghin Buriatia, Evenkia, Yugra, Koryakia, Nenetsia, Perm’s Komia, Taymyr, Ust-Ord Buriatia and Yamal) were and remain dependent from another federation subject, though all 89 of them are considered to be federation subjects of their own (which is also most confusing).
I think that stamps issued by subnational entitied within Russia are mostly official, though issued exclusively as philatelic items, and thus quite seldom used to post letters and parcels.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ru-_misc.html   (1401 words)

  
 France: Index of all pages
Regulations on the use of ensigns and flags at sea
This list is not a comprehensive list of French political parties but only an index of those movements for which information on their flag is available.
Anarchism and the origin of the fl flag
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-index.html   (171 words)

  
 List of subnational entities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of current Subnational entity, some of which may be state (law) in the legal sense of the word, by country: See also: ISO 3166-2 country subdivision codes based on ISO 3166-1 country codes.
List of units using the B-26 Marauder during World War II This is a, believed to be comprehensive, list of military units to use the Martin B-26 Marauder during World War II.
This list was created using the public content located at B26.com, the content from the B-26 Martin Marauder Historical Society, and data from the United States Air Force Historical Research Agency.
list.of.subnational.entities.en.iwet.info   (10359 words)

  
 List of Barbados flags - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of flags used in Barbados.
A blue disc of the letter "E" crowned surrounded by a garland of gold roses defaces the flag.
A white ensign with the Flag of Barbados in the canton
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Barbados_flags   (221 words)

  
 National Flags Your Flag, Flag Pole and Banner Headquarters
Barton, a large flag embodying the designs was flown on the Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
In the fly of the flag there were five white stars representing the Southern Cross.
Flag colleagues of mine from around the world are making these flag images available.
www.nationalflags.com.au   (440 words)

  
 Gallery of sovereign-state flags - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Each flag is depicted as if the flagpole is positioned on the left of the flag, except for those of Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia which are depicted with the hoist to the right.
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)
Flag of the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gallery_of_sovereign_state_flags   (194 words)

  
 Bangla Forum Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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When used as wayside signals they usually use the following meanings (exact meanings are set by the individual railroad company):
Flags displayed on the front of a moving locomotive are an acceptable replacement for classification lights and usually have the following meanings (exact meanings are set by the individual railroad company):
www.banglaforum.com /encyclopedia.html?title=Flag   (3379 words)

  
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Russian subnational flags (overview of the subdivisions, list of federation “subjects” and clickable map)
This page was originally set as a resource for a better identification of cyrillic inscriptions in flags and flag related material.
Meanwhile technical and scholar references were made available in the web (and the many small mistakes and lacks of our table) made this resource almost irrelevant, while established Unicode standard implementation in client browsers made obsolete the need for in-line image representation of cyrillic text.
flagspot.net /flags/ru_cyr.html   (251 words)

  
 Catalonia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However, it shows signs of flagging, too, as tourists tire of the now overdeveloped and pricy Costa Brava and opt for more exotic destinations in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean.
Several British tour operators have already struck large resorts like Lloret del Mar and Salou from their brochures.
You can find it there under the keyword Catalonia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalonia)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cataloniaandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Catalonia   (3317 words)

  
 •• Catalunya ••
Identifiably Catalan culture begins in the Middle Ages under the rule of the list of Counts of Barcelona.
As part of the Aragonese Empire the Catalonia became a great maritime power, expanding by trade and conquest into Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and even Sardinia and Sicily.
However, it shows signs of flagging, too, as tourists tire of the now overdeveloped and pricy Costa Brava and opt for more exotic destinations in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean.
www.eoob.se /sport/catalunya.html   (3197 words)

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