Flags of the World
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Flags of the World
The national flag of Darfur consists of three horizontal stripes with green on top, red in the middle, and black on the bottom. The red stripe is as wide as both the green and the black stripes and is adorned with a white crescent moon.
The Darfur flag was adopted by the Rebel Darfur Liberation Front in the 2000s when the largely Christian, non-Arabic southern tribes of Sudan rebelled against the Arabic peoples of the north. Under United Nations supervision, the people of southern Sudan voted to secede in 2011 and Darfur's independence was celebrated on June 9, 2011.
The national flag of Denmark has a red base with a cross on it that is slightly off center. The horizontal line of the cross is directly in the middle of the flag but the vertical stripe is to the left of center. The red on the Danish flag is symbolic of, white the white cross is symbolic of Christianity.
The Danish flag was officially adopted in 1625 and is considered to be the oldest flag in that world that is still used today. The flag is often called Dannebrog which means Danish cloth. The flag is almost square with a height to width ratio of 28:37.
The Djibouti national flag has a white horizontal isosceles triangle on the left side with a red five-point star in the middle. The rest of the flag is made of two horizontal stripes of equal width in blue, on the top and green on the bottom. The blue stripe symbolizes the sea and sky, the green stripe symbolizes the earth, the white triangle is for peace and the red star symbolizes unity.
The flag of Djibouti was officially adopted on June 27,1977 on the day Djibouti gained their independence from France.
Dominican Republic Flag
The national flag of the Dominican Republic has a white cross that bisects the top and the bottom with two blue and two red rectangles. The top left and bottom right quadrants of the flag are blue while the bottom left and top right quadrants are red. There is a military/government version of the Dominican Republic flag which looks like the national flag but with a coat of arms in the center.
The red of the flag symbolizes fire and bloodshed by the people to gain freedom, the blue symbolizes liberty and the white cross symbolizes the sacrifice of the people. The flag was adopted on November 6, 1844, half a year after gaining independence from Haiti.