Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Six Flags Over... where did you say we were again?
So I was looking through my Flags of Many Lands™ collection, and I spotted several flags that have a similar look. I went to the World Flag Database to find all flags that follow the similar pattern, and I found these six. All use black, white, red and green, all have three horizontal stripes with the middle stripe white, and all three have some geometric shape - triangle, trapezoid or rectangle - over on the left. Two of them, #3 and #5, also have a small logo, #3 a star and #5 the Islamic crescent moon and star. All the nations that went with this pattern are from the Middle East and northern Africa. Here are the countries listed alphabetically, which is not the order they are in from above.
United Arab Emirates
Here's a little trivia quiz. Match the countries with the flags. For a bonus point, figure out which of these countries is not yet part of Matty Boy's Flags of Many Lands™ collection.