1. World Map/
  2. Marshall Islands Flag and Description

Marshall Islands Flag and Description

Marshall Islands Flag

Buy this flag,or any country flag here
DESCRIPTION

The flag of Marshall Islands was officially adopted on May 1, 1979.

The islands, long a part of the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, gained their independence in 1979, and hoisted this striking flag. The orange and white stripes are symbolic of the two side-by-side island chains within the Marshalls, the Rotok and Ralik. The blue field represents the surrounding Pacific Ocean, and the white star has a point for each district - 24 in all.

all Country Flags here!

Map of Marshall Islands here!

About the Author

John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.

Trending on WorldAtlas

This page was last updated on July 12, 2016.