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Encyclopedia > Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands
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The flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands is similar to the flags of other British dependencies and colonies as it has the Union Flag in the upper hoist-side corner. It was adopted on November 7, 1968. It is a defaced Blue Ensign; the yellow shield contains a conch shell, lobster, and cactus. Large flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Large flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... FIAV usage code 50 See Vexillological symbols for its meaning File links The following pages link to this file: Flag of Malaysia Flag of Anguilla Flag of British Indian Ocean Territory Flag of the Falkland Islands Flag of Montserrat Flag of the Pitcairn Islands Flag of Saint Helena Flag of... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the Royal Banner commonly known as the Union Jack, or more properly Union Flag as it only becomes a Jack when flown at sea. ... English Blue Ensign as it appeared in the seventeenth century. ...

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Turks and Caicos Islands - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (1517 words)
The Turks and Caicos Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom consisting of two groups of tropical island located in the Caribbean.
Turks and Caicos participates in the Caribbean Development Bank, is an associate in Caricom, and maintains an Interpol sub-bureau.
Owing to this, the islands' status as a British colony, and historic trade links, some politicians in Canada and the Turks and Caicos have suggested some form of union between the two countries.
Turks and Caicos Island Flag - World Flags 101 - Turks and Caicos Flags (260 words)
The flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands consists of a dark blue base with a British Union Jack in the top left quarter and the country's coat of arms on the right hand side.
The flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands was adopted on November 7, 1968.
Previous versions of the country's flags were similar to the current flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands but the emblems were different.
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