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Flag of the United Kingdom, 1801-Present

Flag of the United Kingdom, 1801-Present

Color flag of the United Kingdom. Blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, and British overseas territories. Flat color and black/white versions of world flags are available on the Clipart ETC website.
Galleries: Flags of the World, United Kingdom
Keywords: British national flag, Union Flag, Union Jack, banner, country flag, standard, uk, vexillology
Photo Location: Florida Center for Instructional Technology
Photographer: James Seaman
Date of Photo: 04/04/2011
Original Dimensions: 3065×1518
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 28° 3'38.17"N 82°24'38.30"W
Picture Number: 5035