Flag of Norfolk Island

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Flag ratio: 1:2

The flag of Norfolk Island was approved by the Norfolk Island Council on 6 June 1979.[1] It became the official flag on the commencement date of the Norfolk Island Flag and Public Seal Act 1979 on 17 January 1980.[2] The flag depicts the Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla) in a central white stripe between two green stripes.

The flag's geometry is a triband, with a height-to-length ratio of 1:2. The central stripe is wider than the two outer stripes, the ratio being 7:9:7.

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  1. ^ Foley, Carol A. (1996). The Australian Flag: Colonial Relic or Contemporary Icon?. Annandale (Australia): The Federation Press. p. 191. ISBN 978-1-86287-188-5. 
  2. ^ "Norfolk Island Flag and Public Seal Act 1979". Norfolk Island Government. Archived from the original on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 

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