Country flag with white cross and red background. Greeces national flag between 1822 and 1970 featured a simple white cross on a blue background. Flag of the city of leicester city and unitary authority. Flag of the city of lincoln. Click on a flag to see others of similar design.
It is not known why this version was adopted and not a blue cross on a white background as was popular in the war of independence. This page was last edited on 13 january 2020 at 1236. The flag of scotland the saltire has a dark blue background and a white cross x. All unstructured text is available under the creative commons attribution sharealike license.
Asked in history of england countries states and cities flags what colors are the english flag. Burundi a st andrews cross. The lucerne chronicle of 1513 in battle scenes of the burgundy wars of the 1470s shows cantonal flags with an added white cross. Flag of the city of durham civil parish county durham.
Additional terms may apply. White with an oak tree standing on a green mound the chief consists of three saxon crowns on a red background. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. I have built redundancy eg a flag with horizontal stripes and a wedge will be found in the stripe category and in the wedge category.
Whose flag is it. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. The flag of switzerland has a red background and white cross. A red cross outlined in white on a black field.
An ermine cinquefoil on a red background. The cross was red and the background was white. Flag image identifier flags of all countries. During the dictatorship a navy blue version of the current flag with proportions of 712 was used.
In this context the solid red war flag of schwyz with the addition of the white cross appears much like the later flag of switzerland. According to historical accounts the cross represents a similar one in which saint andrew was crucified which happened during the period when the scots and the picts were fighting together against the angles. Australia the union flag in the upper hoist quarter.