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Flag of the Marshall Islands

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Marshall Islands
UseNational flag
AdoptedMay 1, 1979
DesignA blue field with two diagonal stripes of orange and white radiating from the lower hoist-side corner to the upper fly-side corner and the large white star with four large rays and twenty small rays on the upper hoist-side corner above the stripes.
Designed byEmlain Kabua

The flag of the Marshall Islands, an island nation in the Pacific, was adopted upon the start of self-government, May 1, 1979. The flag was designed by Emlain Kabua, who was the first First Lady of the republic.[1]

Rules about the flag are set forth in the Official Flag of the Marshall Islands Act 1979 (Public Law 1979-1).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "RMI Flag". Office of the President of the Marshall Islands. Archived from the original on August 5, 2013. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  2. "Marshall Island Revised Code 2014 (1 MIRC Ch. 3)". paclii.org. Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. Retrieved September 1, 2016.