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Flag

A flag is a piece of coloured cloth with a special design that is put on a pole as a symbol. Flags first appeared more than 2000 years ago in China, and in Europe under the Roman Empire. There are many types of flags: A National Flag is the symbol of a country nation. For example, the national flag of the United States is the Stars and Stripes; the flag of the United Kingdom is the Union Flag or Union Jack ; the national flag of France is the Tricolore and the national flag of Armenia has three colours. An Ensign is a special type of national flag for use on ships. Different kinds of ships ...

                                               

Flags of Oceania

                                               

Flag of India

The modern Flag of The Republic of India has three colours, which are placed horizontally. At the top is saffron, which signifies sacrifice and patriotism. In the middle is white, which stands for truth in word and actions and purity in our thoughts. At the bottom is green, which stands for life and prosperity. In the middle of the white is a blue wheel, which is called the Ashoka Chakra. It has 24 spokes and it stands for progress.The Chakra or the wheel also symbolizes the Power of the State governed by Dharma. It is also called the tiranga or tricolour. The flag was discovered by Venkay ...

                                               

Flag of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the royal banner known as the Union Flag or, popularly, Union Jack. The design today of the Union Flag comes from the union of Ireland and Great Britain in 1801. It has the red cross of Saint George, edged in white, on top of the Cross of Saint Patrick, which are on the Saltire of Saint Andrew. The flag does not contain anything that represents Wales, leading some people to call for a redesign. Its correct measurements are 1:2 i.e. the bottom is twice as long as the sides. However, the British Armed Forces s ...

                                               

Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure is a theme park in Jackson Township, New Jersey, United States. It opened on July 4, 1974. The park complex also contains the Hurricane Harbor water park. In 2012, Six Flags combined Great Adventure Park with the Wild Safari Area to form a single 475-acre theme park. As of 2018, the park contained 12 roller coasters. Three are world-class rides: El Toro, Kingda Ka and Nitro. Kingda Ka, with a top speed of 128 mph feels like taking off from an aircraft carrier. At 458 feet tall guests say on a clear day you can see both the Philadelphia and New York City skylines. ...

                                               

Six Flags

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a company that operates 19 amusement parks in Mexico, the United States and Canada. The parks include theme parks, thrill parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. In 2011, 24.3 million people visited the parks. The name Six Flags, comes from the flags of the six different nations that have governed Texas: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the United States of America, and the Confederate States of America. The original Six Flags park was and still is split into separate regions, such as the Spain and Mexico section which has Sp ...