Flags of the World
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Flags of the World
The national flag of Kazakhstan has a light blue base with a golden sun the middle of the flag surrounded by 32 rays with an eagle below the sun. A golden webbed pattern is seen on the left side of the flag in a vertical stripe. The patterns on the Kazakhstan flag represent the cultural and artistic traditions of the people. The light blue base symbolizes the Turkic people including the Tatars, Mongols, and Uyghurs. There is also reference to the Sky God. The eagle and sun in the center represent freedom.
The national flag of Kazakhstan was adopted on June 4, 1992; about six months after the country became independent of the Soviet Union.
The Kenyan flag has five horizontal stripes, three larger equal width stripes of black, red and green; and two small stripes of white separating the black from red and the red from green. In the center of the flag is an emblem of the Masai warrior's shield and spears. The black on the flag represents the African people. The red on the flag symbolizes the struggle for independence and the green symbolizes the natural resources and agriculture of Kenya. The white stripes are symbolic of unity and peace. The warrior's shield symbolizes the fight for freedom.
The flag of Kenya was adopted on December 12, 1963 after the country gained independence from Britain
The Kiribati national flag looks like an ocean scene. The top portion of the flag is red with a rising sun and gold frigate bird flying toward the left side of the flag. The bottom half of the flag has alternating wavy stripes of blue and white. There are three white stripes and three blue stripes. The sun in the red sky symbolizes the equator, and the bird is symbolic of authority, freedom and command of the sea. The wavy stripes represent the Pacific Ocean. There are 17 rays on the rising sun symbolize the 16 islands and Banada that make up Kiribati.
The flag of Kiribati was officially adopted on July 12, 1979.
The Kuwaiti national flag has three horizontal stripes of equal width. The left side of the flag is a black trapezoid with the narrow side of the shape toward the right. The stripes in order from top to bottom are green, white and red. The colors of the stripes are traditional pan Arab colors which have represented the Islamic faith and the Arab people for centuries. The black color of the trapezoid symbolizes the defeat of enemies. The green stripe represents the fertility of Arab nations; the white stripe represents purity and hope. The red stripe symbolizes the blood shed by the defeated enemies.
Kuwait gained its independence from Britain in June of 1961 and the current flag was officially adopted on September 7, 1961.
The Kyrgyzstan national flag has a red base with a yellow sun in the center. The sun has 40 rays and in the center of the sun is an emblem of a tent roof, or yurt, which is the traditional tent, used by nomadic people of Kyrgyzstan. The red color of the flag is believed to symbolize Manas the Noble, a national hero of the country. Manas the Noble united the 40 tribes of Kyrgyzstan, which is why there are 40 rays on the sun.
The flag of Kyrgyzstan was adopted on March 3, 1992, about seven months after gaining independence from the Soviet Union.