Flag of Montserrat

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Flag of the Governor of Montserrat

The flag of Montserrat is the Montserrat arms placed on the fly of the British Blue Ensign after the colony of the Leeward Islands (which consisted of several British-administered islands in the region) was dissolved in 1958.

Flag features[edit]

It is a Blue Ensign with the Union Flag in the canton and the coat of arms of Montserrat in the flie of the country.

Symbolism of arms[edit]

The arms feature Erin, the female personification of Ireland, and the golden harp, another symbol of Ireland. This reflects the colony's Irish ancestry.

Flag of the Governor[edit]

The Governor of Montserrat maintains a separate flag. The Governor's flag consists of a Union Flag defaced with the coat of arms. This was introduced after the dissolution of the Leeward Islands in 1958, when Montserrat became a separate colonial entity.

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