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Orkney Islands Flag and Description

Orkney Islands Flag

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DESCRIPTION

The flag of the Orkney Islands was adopted in 2007, and symbolizes the Scottish and Norwegian heritage of the island.

The blue cross of the flag is representative of the sea while the red and yellow colors come from the Scottish and Norwegian coat of arms.

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This page was last updated on July 13, 2016.