|Flags of Neighboring Countries|
United Kingdom Flag Description
Known as the Union Flag, the flag of the United Kingdom features the cross of Saint George, the cross of Saint Patrick, and the Saltire of Saint Andrew in red with white borders and a blue background. The crosses each represent a country of the United Kingdom.
The UK flag is called the Union Jack because it represents the union of the countries of United Kingdom. The Union Jack is often featured as part of the flags of British colonies and former colonies.
Fact about United Kingdom flag
|Adopted||1. January 1801|
|Design and Colors||A white-fimbriated symmetric red cross on a blue field with a white-fimbriated counterchanged saltire of red and white.|
Last Updated on : February 13, 2016