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Encyclopedia > Flag of Nauru
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Following the indepencence of Nauru, the flag of Nauru was raised for the first time. It displays the geographical location of the island nation. Image File history File links Flag_of_Nauru. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nauru. ... FIAV usage code 20 See Vexillological symbols for its meaning File links The following pages link to this file: Flag of Nauru Flag of Zimbabwe Categories: GFDL images ... A declaration of independence is a proclamation of the independence of an aspiring state or states. ... An island nation is a country that is wholly confined to an island or islands. ...


The narrow yellow stripe with a width of 1/24 of the lenth of the flag represents the Equator. The equator is an imaginary circle drawn around a planet (or other astronomical object) at a distance halfway between the poles. ...


The twelve-pointed white star signifies the location of the island in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean just south of the Equator. The separation of the blue flag cloth into two equal parts recalls the saga, that the first inhabitants were to have been brought to Earth from two boulders. Look up saga in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The twelve points on the star represent the island's twelve original tribes.


The white represents the phosphate, through which the island acquired wealth from mining. In inorganic chemistry, a phosphate is a salt of phosphoric acid. ...


The flag was created by the a resident employed by the Australian flag manufacturer Evans, and was officialy adopted on 31 January, 1968.

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Flag of Nauru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
Following the indepencence of Nauru, the flag of Nauru was raised for the first time.
of the lenth of the flag represents the Equator.
The flag was created by the a resident employed by the Australian flag manufacturer Evans, and was officialy adopted on 31 January, 1968.
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