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Pitcairn Islands Flag

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The Pitcairn Islands National Flag was designed by Pitcairn Island Council and was officially acquired on 2nd April 1984.

Pitcairn Islands Flag

‘Pitcairn Islands’ Coat of Arms is placed on the central point of the right side of the Pitcairn Islands National Flag.

The Union Jack interprets the Island’s association with Great Britain. The buckler of the coat of arms displays the anchor along with the bible.

The anchor symbolizes the marine history of the island while the bible indicates its Christian tradition. The separated shield epitomizes the island arising from the Pacific Ocean and the barrow with the plant on the shield presents the ‘Islands’ cultivation and territory.

Capital: Adamstown
Location: The Pitcairn Islands form the southeasternmost part of the geological archipelago of the Tuamotus of French Polynesia.
Area:  5 sq. km.
Official Languages: English, Pitkern
National Flag: The Union Jack flag is depicted on the upper part of the left side quarter and Pitcairn Islands’ Coat of Arms is placed at the central point of the right side of the dark blue background of the Flag.
Flag Ratio: 1:2
National Anthem: Come ye Blessed
National anthem:
Name: “We From Pitcairn Island”
Lyrics/Music: unknown/Frederick M. LEHMAN

Fact about Pitcairn Island flag

Country Pitcairn Island
Designed by Pitcairn Island Council
Adopted 2 April 1984
Revision NA
Design and Colors The flag of Pitcairn Island consists of a dark blue base with the British Union Jack flag in the top left quarter. Situated in the middle of the right-hand side of the flag is the island’s coat of arms
Size Ratio 1:2

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