Flag of the Bahamas

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The Bahamas
Flag of the Bahamas.svg
Use National flag
Proportion 1:2
Adopted July 10, 1973
Design Three horizontal stripes of Aquamarine, and gold with a black triangle

The flag of the Bahamas has an approximately 1:2 aspect ratio. The black equilateral triangle on the left represents the unity and determination of the people of the Bahamas.[1] The triangle is oriented toward three equal-width stripes symbolizing areas of natural resource; two aquamarine stripes at the top and bottom of the flag representing the sea and one gold stripe representing the sun. The flag was adopted on July 10, 1973.

The civil ensign is a red ensign with a white cross throughout and the national flag in the upper-hoist corner; the naval ensign is a white ensign with the same canton.

Maritime flags[edit]

Civil ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
FIAV 000100.svgCivil ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
Civil jack. Flag Ratio: 1:2
Civil jack. Flag Ratio: 1:2
Naval ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
FIAV 000001.svgNaval ensign. Flag Ratio: 1:2
Flag of the Auxiliary Fleet of the Navy. Flag Ratio: 1:2
Flag of the Auxiliary Fleet of the Navy. Flag Ratio: 1:2


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Flag of The Bahamas". The Official Website of The Government of The Bahamas. Retrieved 2008-08-16. 

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