What is a flag with yellow stars?

What is a flag with yellow stars?

Flag of Europe

Use Continent flag of Europe Council flag representing the Council of Europe (47 members) Union flag representing the EU (27 members)
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 9 December 1955 (CoE) 29 June 1985 (EEC)
Design A circle of twelve five-pointed yellow stars on a blue field.
Designed by Arsène Heitz, Paul M. G. Lévy

What do the 12 stars represent?

The circle is a symbol of unity. So it was decided to put 12 stars in a circle on the European flag, representing unity among the peoples of Europe. The history of the flag goes back to 1955 when there were just six countries in the organisation that would eventually become the European Union.

Why are there five stars on the Chinese flag?

In the flag of the People’s Republic of China, first officially hoisted on October 1, 1949, the symbolism of five was reflected in the stars appearing in yellow in the upper hoist canton. The large star was said to stand for the Chinese Communist Party and its leading role in guiding the nation.

Why are there 13 stars on the EU flag?

It features a circle of 12 gold stars on a blue background. They stand for the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe. The number of stars has nothing to do with the number of member countries, though the circle is a symbol of unity.

What is the motto of EU?

United in diversity

Is the EU flag copyrighted?

The European emblem (flag) may be used by third parties only if is not: This tacit authorization to use the European emblem implies no right of exclusive use. It does not permit the appropriation of the emblem, or of any similar trade mark or logo, whether by registration or by any other means.

Why do flags have stars?

The flag of the United States has the most stars of any national flag in the world. Each star represents a US state, while the stripes represent the original 13 colonies. The flag of the United States has been modified 26 times, most recently in 1959, after Hawaii was incorporated into the Union as a state.

What does the 6 star mean?

The six-pointed symbol is commonly referred to as the Star of David, a reference to the Biblical king and his legendary “shield.” (There are more complicated interpretations of the symbol based on the beliefs of Jewish mystics, but you can read more about those here.)