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British Virgin Islands Flag

As the British Virgin Islands is the overseas territory of Britain the Union Jack makes its proud presence in the flag of British Virgin Islands .


British Virgin Islands Flag

British Virgin Islands Flag



The national flag of British Virgin Islands has a blue
background with the British flag present on the left corner and the 'coat of arms' placed just opposite to it.

The 'coat of arms' present on the British Virgin Islands flag has an image of Saint Ursula with twelve lamps surrounding it.

The name of the national symbol is 'vigilate' which in Latin means 'be watchful'.

The official flag was effective from the year 1956.

Fact about Virgin Islands (British) flag


CountryVirgin Islands (British)
Designed byNA
Adopted15. November 1960
RevisionNA
Design and ColorsThe flag of the British Virgin Islands consists of a dark blue base with the British Union Jack in the top left corner, and one of the country's badges on the right side of the flag. The badge consists of a green shield with 12 golden oil lamps with red flames and a female figure, St. Ursula, patron saint of the British Virgin Islands attired in white and wearing sandals, carrying one of those lamps. Beneath the shield there is a golden ribbon that says 'vigilate', which means be watchful.
Size Ratio1:2

Last Updated on: February 13, 2016


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