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What Is the Rarest Color Used in Flags?

While today we are surrounded by a multitude of colors and nuances, that did not used to be the case a century or more ago. Believe it or not, that’s the main reason why some colors are not that common on flags. So, what is the rarest color used in flags? The answer is — purple!

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What Is the Only State Flag That Is Two-Sided?

Among fifty state flags, some of them definitely stand out with their unique features. What is the only state flag that is two-sided? That would be the flag of Oregon. As a matter of fact, there is only one more like this in the whole world (the flag of Paraguay).

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How to Make a Flagpole Christmas Tree

Christmas is just around the corner and you’ve already started envisioning your grand Christmas decorations all over your home. This year, we’re going to help you learn how to make a flagpole Christmas tree and have all the neighbors’ eyes on your Christmas lights!

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When a Veteran Dies, Who Gets the Flag?

Veterans of the U.S. armed forces are ready to give their life for their country. When veterans die, whether in the line of duty or long after their military service, they deserve all respect from the nation. The last tribute in their honor is paid at the funeral. During military funeral honors, a U.S. flag is displayed on the casket or the urn and afterward given to a veteran's loved one - a gift presented on behalf of the Armed Forces and the President of the United States for the honor earned and sacrifice made by the service member.

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All You Need to Know About The Flags of Central America

The very first thing you should know is how many Central American countries are there. Central America is home to seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Just like the land they are on; the flags of Central America are flamboyant and of vibrant colors.

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4 Myths Around The Mexican Flag That Might Surprise You

The Mexican flag is certainly one of the more eye-catching ones compared to the rest of the world. For starters, its coat of arms is an eagle fighting a serpent, while most country flags with animal imagery do not represent any conflict and have just one animal.

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American Flag: Complete History from 1777 to Date

Truth be told, the current Old Glory is not that old. As a matter of fact, the contemporary design has been flying in front of American homes and institutions since 1959. Therefore, you can guess the history of the Stars and Stripes was quite turbulent, so let’s take a closer look at how it all started and how we got to the final look of fifty white stars on the blue surface

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Texas Flag: A Complete History from 1839 to Date

The Lone Star state is famous for having had six flags of different countries hanging on its flagpoles. At last, the US flag was erected high and it flies high to the present day. However, the state flag has an unusual history of its own, so we’ll take a closer look at the history of the Texas state flag from 1839 to the present moment.

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Which State Flag Has the Most Stars?

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What Is the Only Non-Rectangular Flag?

What is the only non-rectangular flag in the whole world? The national flag of Nepal is what every flag aficionado points out as a fun fact. The flag state of Ohio joins the party too since this is the only non-rectangular state flag.

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How to Hang a Flag on a Wall

Hanging an American flag on a wall sounds like a relatively easy task, and truth be told, it is. Still, there are a couple of rules to follow not only regarding keeping your wall undamaged but regarding the utmost respect the stars and stripes deserve.

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Everything you Need to Know About Flag Materials

When going flag shopping, probably the first thing that pops into your mind is the size of the flag you want. The second one, for sure, is flag materials. Historically, flags were made of cotton, linen, hemp, and even wool, while nowadays the choice mostly comes down to polyester, nylon, or cotton. Each of these materials is specific in its own right

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How to Correctly Wash Your Flag

Can you wash a flag? Yes, of course, and you should do it regularly!

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Which State Correctly Matches the Animal That Appears on Its Flag?

Flags with animals are always interesting to watch, yet not all of the animals are native to the land of the country flag they are on. For instance, two-headed eagles are nowhere to be found in nature. This is definitely not the case with one American state. As it appears, the flag of Wyoming completely matches the animal on its flag — the renowned American bison.

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A Guide on the Best Flag Materials for Outdoors

Which is the best material for outdoors depends on a couple of factors, so you should think hard before you commit yourself to purchasing the perfect flag for the flagpole you’re planning to install.

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What Do We Celebrate On Navy Day?

There are quite a few possible answers to this question and all of them bear some truth, making the Navy Day a special military and national holiday.

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Six Ways To Honor Veterans

Veterans Day, November 11th, is set aside in the U.S. to honor our military personnel past and present. This holiday is one way we honor America’s service members - both active duty and veterans - for their patriotism, bravery and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

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Is October 11 Columbus Day Or National Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Today's holiday is celebrated in some places as Columbus Day and others as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. If you’re not sure what flag to fly for the holiday, here’s more information on each of the commemorations that can help you decide.

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The Mississippi Flag: 5 Interesting Facts

People change over time, so why not flags? Though it is not as common, state flags can also experience alterations, even in the present day. Thus, the Magnolia State is finally represented with an obvious state symbol — the magnolia flower — on its newest flag.

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What Is World Vexillology Day?

World Vexillology Day, or Vexiday for short, is “an international celebration of flags and their study,” according to vexiday.org, the official Vexiday website. Each year on October 1, vexillologists and associated organizations across the world participate in a one-day celebration of all flags and their study.

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