After ganing independence each country establishes its own unique signs of identity. A national flag is most recognizable symbol of a country, representing its national colours, historic and cultural features. There are countries which have the same colours, like that of the Netherlands and Luxemburg, some countries have their flags of unique designs. Here are some of the most beautiful national flags with their colours and designs. You can make a flag tattoos here.

Albania

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Albania likewise many countries have red colour on its flags. Its flag is easy to recognize for its red colour of background. It is believed that Albanian people have their origin from the eagles, some explain that Albania to belonged to ancient empire which symbol was the eagle with two heads, so the state of Albania still have this sign on its flag having remembered history.

Antigua and Barbuda

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The exotic islands of Antigua and Barbuda represent its natural treasures on its national flag. Colours of its flag are black, gold, blue, and white, the gold stands for the sun, the blue for the sea, the white for sand. With the sun meaning the beginning of a new life with a black standing for the country’s African ancestry, and people’s integrity and power depicts the red background, shaped like a letter V meaning victory.

Belize

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The mahogony industry is essential for Belize economy, so its is imprinted in its national flag: the two woodcutters — one with an axe, while the ofther with a paddle standing in front of a big mahogony tree.

Bhutan

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The Bhutan’s national symbol — the Dragon is depicted on their national flag in white colour representing purity and faithfulness. The orange part of the background are the monasteries , the yellow colour shows the authority of a king.

Brazil

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Being the biggest country of a Latin America Brazil has a blue globe with twenty seven stars representing the states of Brazil. The green colour of the flag once was representing the rulers from Portugal. After establishing the new goverment it came to symbolize country’s green forests, while the yellow represents gold which was found in a big ammounts.

Cambodia

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After has become independent state from France Cambodia has changed a few flags. Finally, in 1993 this one was re-adopted, when the monarchy was restored. The largest religions monument inthe country (and in the world) Angkor Wat is represented i Cambodian flag nowdays. It is also the best attraction for turists.

Croatia

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On the red, white and blue stripes of the background of Croatian flag meaning the unity of Croatian people, there is a red and white coat of arms in made of one main shield and five small ones which form a crown top. Looking from left to right they represent five regions of Croatia. We can make a crown tattoos here/

Grenada

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The red colour of Grenada’s flag represents courage and vitality; the gold stands for the sun and the warmth of people, it also means wisdom, while the green symbolizes the fertile soil of Grenada. The seven golden stars show the seven parishes of the country. Grenada is known as the «Island of Spice», that is why the nutmeg is featured on the left side of the flag.

Haiti

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Once being a French colony Haiti has inherited the colours in the background from France’s national flag, but without the white stripe. The details of the national coat of arms adorn Haitian flag. A palm tree symbolizes independence, and there is a liberty cap on a top.

India

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Indian flag was established in 1947 after gaining independence from the British. Three colours of the backround are the orange, the white, and the green. The orange means courage and sacrifice, the white truth and peace, while the green stands for faith. The emblem in the blue is a spinning wheel which is known as a navy Ashoka Chakra.

Fiji

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The blue background of the Fiji flag symbolizes the Pacific Ocean. The British flag at the top left shows the connections with the United Kingdom. To the right is coat of arms, featuring the St. George’s cross, golden lion and things which are common for Fiji.

Kazakhstan

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In this country flag symbolizes the movement and progress of its history. The sun in the centre with 32 rays in the form of corn symbolizing the prosperity. The eagle under the sun symbolizes freedom. On the left is the Kazakhstani ornament called «the ram’s horns».

Kenya

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There are five horisontal stripes on the background of Kenyan national flag: the black symbolizes the black population of the country, the red stands for the blood, the green symbolizes agriculture and natural wealth of Kenya, the white symbolizes peace.

Lebanon

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The new Lebanese national flag was established in 1961. There is cedar tree on the centre of the Lebanese flag. The white colour of the background represents peace, and the two red stripes stand for the blood that was spilled during the fighting for freedom from France.

Mongolia

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The blue colour of the Mongolian flag stands for the cloudless sky of the country, the red features a fire and bonfires in the steppes remembering of revolution fighting in 1921. On the left there is a golden character. It depicts a column of symbols.

Nepal

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The state of Nepal has a flag of unusual form. The crimson colour of the flag shows the colour of the Nepal’s official flower, the dark blue border of the flag symbolizes peace and harmony. The moon and the rising sun and a star with 12 rays represent the hope that Nepal will exist as long as the sun and the moon.

Papua New Guinea

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A new flag of the Papua New Guinea was estasblished after a competition. Two main colours are red and black representing the traditional colours of the country tribes. On the red background there is an image of bird-of-paradise, while the five white stars on the black background show the constellation of the Southern Cross.

Philippiness

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The blue colour of the national flag of the Philippiness means patriotism and sacrifice, red symbolizes courage, and white peace and equality. The sun with eight rays represents the eight provinces which first started fighting for freedom from Spain, and the three stars signify the country’s main groups of islands.