Flag of Tonga
Adopted November 4, 1875 [1]
Designed by George Tupou I? [1]
Proportions 1:2 [1]

The flag of Tonga is a red with a white canton containing a red cross.


The flag is a symbol of the Tongans' belief in the Bible.

redsacrifice of the Christ's blood
whitepurity [2]
crosscross which the Christ was murdered upon



In the 1960s, the Tongan flag design was based on an idea from a Tongan king George Tupou I. It was possibly based on the Red Ensign and the flag of the Red Cross organization.


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