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Christmas Island Flag

Designed by Tony Couch of Sydney, Australia, the national flag of Christmas Island was officially adopted on January 26, 2002.

Christmas Island Flag

Flag of Christmas Island


The national flag of Christmas Island features a blue/green slanting panel with a small constellation of four seven-pointed white stars and one tinier five-pointed white star on the blue segment. There is a golden ring in the middle holding the outline of the island in green, and a Golden Bosun Bird on the green segment.

The green and blue diagonal sections symbolize the flora of the island and sea. The golden ring in the heart of the ensign symbolizes the phosphate mines found in the region.

The flag of Christmas Island was unofficially adopted in 1986. It was made official on Australia Day, 2002 when Bill Taylor, the administrator of the territory, presented the flag to the Christmas Island Shire.

The Christmas Island flag is used both as a state and civil flag or ensign.

Official Name: Territory of Christmas Island

Flag Ratio: 1:2

Adopted on: January 26, 2002

Designed by: Tony Couch

Location: Territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean

Capital City: Flying Fish Cove

Major Cities: Silver City, Poon Saan

Area: 52 square miles

Population: 1,402

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Official Language: English

National Anthem: Advance Australia Fair

Fact about Christmas Island flag


CountryChristmas Island
Designed byN.A
AdoptedJanuary 26, 2002
RevisionNA
Design and ColorsBlue/green diagonal bicolour charged with a southern cross of four seven-pointed white stars and one smaller five-pointed white star on the blue half, a golden bosun bird in gold on the green half, and a gold circle in the centre containing the shape of the island in green
Size Ratio1:2



Last Updated On : December 21, 2015


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