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The Flag of the British Virgin Islands was adopted on November 15, 1960. It is a defaced Blue Ensign with the Union Flag in the canton, and defaced with the Territory's coat of arms. The coat of arms feature Saint Ursula and the lamps of her virgin followers, which gives the islands their name. Image File history File links Flag_of_the_British_Virgin_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_British_Virgin_Islands. ... 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... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links G-BVG-Flag. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links G-BVG-Flag. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The modern Blue Ensign of the United Kingdom English Blue Ensign as it appeared in the seventeenth century. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 The Union Flag or Union Jack is the flag most commonly associated with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was also used throughout the former British Empire. ... Saint Ursula on the coat-of-arms of British Virgin Islands Ursula (small female bear in Latin) is a Christian saint. ... Jump to: navigation, search A virgin is most commonly seen as a person who has not engaged in sexual intercourse. ...


The Governor of the British Virgin Islands has a seperate flag, a Union Flag defaced with the coat of arms. This design is similar to the flags of the other Governors in British overseas territories. For leaders before this see: List of Administrators of the British Virgin Islands Derek George Cudmore (1971-1974) Walter Wilkinson Wallace (1974-1978) James Alfred Davidson (1978-1982) David Robert Barwick (1982-1986) J. Mark A. Herdman (1986-1991) Peter Alfred Penfold (1991-1995) David Mackilligin (1995-1998) Frank Savage...



 
List of flags of the British overseas territories and crown dependencies
Overseas territories: Flag of Anguilla | Flag of Bermuda | Flag of the British Antarctic Territory | Flag of British Indian Ocean Territory | Flag of British Virgin Islands | Flag of Cayman Islands | Flag of Falkland Islands | Flag of Gibraltar | Flag of Montserrat | Flag of Pitcairn Islands | Flag of Saint Helena | Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands | Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands
Crown dependencies: Flag of Guernsey | Flag of Jersey | Flag of Isle of Man

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Flag of British Indian Ocean Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (247 words)
The flag of the British Indian Ocean Territory was adopted on November 8, 1990.
The Flag of the British Indian Ocean Territory is similar to the flags of other British dependencies and colonies as it has the Union Jack in the upper hoist-side corner.
It is understood that the flag, which was ratified in 1990 may have been merely that of the Commissioner and has only semi-official status.
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