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Flag of Norway
Norway.svg
Adopted July 17, 1821
Designed by Fredrik Meltzer
Proportions 8:11 [1]

The flag of Norway is red with an outlined Scandinavian cross (blue in the center, with white border).

Symbolism[]

The cross represents Christianity, red and white are from the flag of Denmark, and blue is from the flag of Sweden. [2]The tricolors denote Norway's independence.

References[]

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Symbols of the different colors[]

The colors of the Norway Flag are in a norwegian song often sung on the national day 17th of May, refered to as symbols of Norway.

  • The red color is told to be refering to the red/orange color of a dawn and/or dusk.
  • The White color is tol to be refering the snow that makes up most of the country's colors during the Winter.
  • The blue color theres a bit uncertainity about excactly what refers to, but its either the blue heaven or the blue sea, its not 100% sure what excactly it is.

European Nations[]

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Poland.svg Poland Portugal.svg Portugal Romania.svg Romania Russia.svg Russia San Marino.svg San Marino Serbia.svg Serbia
Slovakia.svg Slovakia Slovenia.svg Slovenia Spain.svg Spain Sweden.svg Sweden Switzerland.svg Switzerland Turkey.svg Turkey
Ukraine.svg Ukraine United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Vatican City.svg Vatican City

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