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Texas Flag

by Aakash Singha

The Texas flag is made of 2 horizontal white and red stripes of equal width, arranged from top to bottom.

Texas Flag

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About the Flag of Texas

On the left hand side of the Texas flag, is a vertical stripe of blue bearing a 5 pointed white star in its center.

The ratio of the width to the length of the flag is 2:3. The description of the flag has to adhere to the exact proportions specified by the state.

The current flag of Texas was adopted in year 1993 after revisions were made under the state statutes. According to the history of the Texas flag, the present Lone Star Flag of Texas was actually the official flag of the Republic of Texas in 1839. The first proposal of this flag was introduced by William Wharton in the Third Congress of the Republic. Not much is known about the person who designed this flag. Later it became the official Texas State Flag in 1845, when Texas became the 28th state to join the Union. Prior to this the Republic of Texas had another flag, which had an azure field, with a big 5-pointed golden star in the center.

Symbolism of Texas Flag

White, Red and Blue on flag of Texas are the 3 basic national colors of the USA. These colors have the duty of conveying moral lessons to the people. White is the color of purity, Blue stand for the patriotism and loyalty of the Texan people, While Red represents the bravery of the people who had lost their blood for the state. The colors employed for the flag of Texas are immensely symbolic and also express the allegiance of the state to the nation.

For flags of other states of the USA, check the Flags of the 50 States.

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