The Flag of Germany

The flag of Germany consists of three colored equal horizontal stripes. The stripes are black, red and gold from top to bottom. These three colors are the national colors of Germany, so it is appropriate that they are prominently displayed on the flag of Germany. The flag was adopted as... Read more

Flags that are never flown at half-staff

It is known internationally that flying a flag at half-staff is a symbol of respect, mourning or distress. The half-staff days in the United States can be on scheduled dates or during impromptu national events. There are also half-staff days in foreign countries.  However, there are some national flags that... Read more

Similar Looking National Flags

There are 196 countries in the world today. So in essence, there should be 196 unique national flags. However, that is not the case; there are actually numerous national flags that look similar, if not identical. Mexico, Italy & Hungary You are able to distinguish the difference between the three... Read more