Flag of Anguilla

The national flag of Anguilla was adopted in 1990, Anguilla is a British overseas territory, A blue ensign with a Union Jack in the top left-hand corner and the Coat of Arms of Anguilla in the centre-left.

Flag of Anguilla
Flag of Anguilla

 

Flag of Anguilla Design and Colour Scheme

The flag of Anguilla is a blue ensign with a Union Jack in the top left corner and a shield on the right side which shows three orange dolphins on a white background with a turquoise-blue base.

  • The orange colour in the Anguillan flag symbolizes endurance, unity and strength.
  • The blue represents faith, youth and hope and ocean.
  • The white background of the coat of arms stands for peace and tranquillity.

Brief History about the Flag of Anguilla

The first flag of Anguilla prior to 1967 was the Union Jack of Great Britain, When the Associated Statehood act 1967 brought the islands of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla together as the associated state of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla the triple palm flag was chosen.

The triple palm flag was a green, yellow, blue vertical tricolour with a Palm tree in the centre representing destiny, humility and pride. The Green represented Saint Christopher, Yellow represented Nevis and the sky blue represented Anguilla.

The new flag was first hoisted on 30 May 1990, The flag is a blue ensign with a Union Jack in the top left corner and a shield on the right side which shows three orange dolphins on a white background with a turquoise-blue base. The design thus incorporates affiliation to Britain and the Anguilla Three Dolphins flag.

Flag of Anguilla
Flag of Anguilla

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