Flag of Easter Island

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Easter Island
Flag of Rapa Nui, Chile.svg
Proportion 5:8
Adopted 9 May 2006
Design A white flag with a red reimiro in the centre
Easter Island flag 1876 to 1888.png
Variant flag of Easter Island
Use Former flag
Proportion 3:4
Adopted 13th century
Design Original flag of Easter Island

The flag of Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua) was adopted on 9 May 2006. It is a white flag with a red reimiro (a wooden pectoral ornament once worn by the women of Rapa Nui) in the center.[1]

History[edit]

The original flag of Easter Island was first flown in the 13th century, and has the distinction of four black colored figures at each corner of the flag.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "@Rapa Nui people (Chile)". Crwflags.com. 2016-04-30. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Easter Island Flags". Worldatlas.com. Retrieved 2016-06-04.