Easter Island flag

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Rapa Nui Maori flag
Flag of Rapa Nui, Chile.svg

Vexillological symbol : Vexillological symbol?
Aspect ratio: 5: 8
Officially accepted: May 9, 2006

The flag of Easter Island ( Chile ) is the native flag of the Rapanui . A red Rei-Miro is depicted on a white surface - a breast ornament that was worn by dignitaries of the indigenous people as a symbol of power. The meaning of the Rei-Miros is not proven beyond doubt.

The flag is also used alongside the flag of Chile on official occasions . There is also a flag of the only municipality on the island of Isla de Pascua , it shows a golden emblem on a white background. Until the Chilean annexation of the islands in 1888, a flag similar to that of today was in use, it also showed four Manutara , mythical birds of indigenous culture.

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