Flag of the Northern Mariana Islands

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The flag of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
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The flag of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was adopted in July 1985, by the Second Northern Marianas Constitution. The NMI flag was originally designed by Taga during the year 1985. Later during that year, they finalized the draft of the flag in the last CNMI constitutional convention. This was the most symbolic moment of the annexation of the CNMI. The flag consists of three symbols, the star for the USA. The latte stone for the chamorros, and the mwarmwar for the carolinians, and the mostly shaded blue areas for the ocean of the Marianas trench.

Historical flags[edit]

Design used in the past, but now abandoned The flag of the United Nations was used in the NMI during 1947–1965 
Design used in the past, but now abandoned Flag of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands was used in the NMI 1965–1972 
Design used in the past, but now abandoned Unofficial flag, 1972–1976. Official flag, 1976–1981 
Design used in the past, but now abandoned 1981–1989 flag 

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