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Flag of British Columbia
British Columbia
Adopted June 27, 1960 [1]
Designed by (unknown)
Proportions 3:5 [2]

The flag of British Columbia is divided into two equal horizontal sections, with a stretched Union Jack in the top half with a stylized golden crown in the center of the crosses, and in the bottom half, nine horizontal wavy stripes (five waves) alternating white and blue, with a stylized golden sun with golden rays along the bottom.

SymbolismEdit

The wavy stripes represent the Rocky Mountains, [3] the Union Jack and the crown represent the United Kingdom, which British Columbia was once a part of. The entire design is based on the British Columbia provincial shield of arms.

ReferencesEdit

  1. British Columbia Flags at WorldFlags101.com
  2. B.C. Facts - Province of British Columbia
  3. British Columbia Flag
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