Alderney is one of the Channel Islands and is a crown dependency of Britain. The flag is of white color with a red cross in the center; in the middle of the cross, there is a golden lion in a circle of green. The ratio of width to its length is 1:2.
White in the Alderney flag signifies honesty and peace and the red color signifies strength and bravery.
The lion in the center of the flag comes across as aggressive, has a “Guernsey sprig” and its head is crowned. This lion signifies the arms of Alderney Island. A lion holding a sprig on a green background with a golden border symbolizes the coat of arms.
|Adopted on:||December 20, 1993|
|Location of the country:||Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France|
|Capital City:||St. Anne|
|Area:||3 square miles|
|Currency:||Pound sterling (GBP)|
|Official Language:||English, Legal French|
|National Anthem:||God save the Queen|