Flag of the Pitcairn Islands

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Flag of the Pitcairn Islands
Flag of the Pitcairn Islands.svg

Vexillological symbol : Vexillological symbol?
Aspect ratio: 1: 2
Officially accepted: April 2, 1984

The flag of the Pitcairn Islands , like the flags of most of the British Overseas Territories , is based on the Blue Ensign .

Description and meaning

The Union Jack in Gösch has membership in the United Kingdom back. On the flight part you can find the coat of arms of the Pitcairn Islands , it shows the Bounty Bible (can be seen today in the small museum of Adamstown) and the anchor of the Bounty.


Although the Pitcairn Islands have been an independently administered territory since December 1970, they initially had no flag of their own. In December 1980, the Pitcairn Islands Council approved the draft of their future flag. The flag was then officially recognized by Queen Elizabeth II on April 2, 1984 , and was first placed on Pitcairn in May.

More flags of Pitcairn

As a merchant flag is Red Ensign used without arms. The governor's flag follows the usual shape, a Union Jack, with the coat of arms of the territory on a circled disc in the center.

Web links

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