Flag of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia
Adopted October 15, 1938
Designed by Charles A. R. Dunn [1]
Proportions 10:19 [2]

The flag of the United States District of Columbia, also called Washington, D.C., has a white background with the horizontal red stripes in the center of the flag, with three red five-pointed stars in a row on the top.


The design was taken from George Washington's coat of arms, the "Bars and Mullets". [3]


  1. District of Columbia at Flags of the World
  2. ISBN 0-681-60280-5
  3. [1]
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