England Flag

In this section, I have tried to give information on England flag and how it came into being. Outsiders often misunderstand the Union Flag as England flag. Actually, it is the United Kingdom's flag as a whole. Flags are national symbols and so a matter of national pride. Since its a sensitive issue, I have NOT written this information on my own, but used from the official sources mentioned below in external links.

National flag of England:

England Flag Home
Picture of England Flag
England Flag Home
History of the flag of England
England Football Flag
Union Jack
England Flag Wallpaper
Animated England Flag
England Car Flags
England Country Flag
England Flag 1600
England Flag Clip Art
England Flag Coloring
England Flag Gif
England Flag Meaning
England Flag Pictures
England Flag T Shirt
England Flag Tattoo
Printable England Flag

Photo above: Union Flag

The flag of the UK is officially called the Union flag, because it embodies the emblems of three countries united under one monarch.


The emblems that appear on the Union Flag are the crosses of the three patron Saints:

the white diagonal cross, or saltire, of St Andrew, for Scotland, on a blue ground;
the red cross of St George, for England, on a white ground; and
the red diagonal cross attributed to St Patrick, for Ireland, on a white ground.
The Welsh Flag, a red dragon on a field of white and green, dates from the fifteenth century.Wales is not represented on the Union Flag because by the time the first version of the flag appeared, Wales was already united with England




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