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Flag of European Union

Flag of European Union

Flag of the European Union was adopted on December 8, 1955. It is a blue flag with 12 golden stars in a circle. The flag represents the unity of the countries in the European Union. The Flag of the European Union is also sometimes called the “Flag of Unity” or the “Flag of Peace.”

The 12 stars on the flag represent the countries that were members of the European Union at the time the flag was adopted. The number of stars has since increased to represent the 27 member countries of the EU.

Flag of the European Union

The European Union is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational institutions and intergovernmental, which has been described as an emerging federal superstate.

The European Union’s origins lie in the European Coal and Steel Community, established by six countries in 1951 to create a common market for these commodities. Over the years, this evolved into the European Economic Community and then the European Union.

Flag of European Union
Flag of European Union

The Flag of the European Union was designed by Arsène Heitz and Paul M. Simon in 1955. The flag has gone through several design changes since it was first adopted. The current design was adopted in 1986. The flag represents the countries of the European Union working together for peace and prosperity.

Symbolism

The European Union flag has a circle of 12 gold stars on a blue background. The circle represents the union of states, while the number of stars refers to the number of Member States.

The flag of Europe was designed by Arsène Heitz in 1955 and adopted by the Council of Europe in 1955. It consists of a circle of twelve yellow five-pointed stars on a blue background. The same design was adopted by the Council as a logo and is still in use today with only minor modifications.

The current flag was adopted by the treaty in 1985, with an amendment made in 1995 to change its proportions from 1:2 to 2:3 (horizontal x vertical).

Flags of European Union members

Flag of Austria
Flag of Austria

Belgium Flag
Flag of Belgium

Bulgaria
Bulgaria

Flag of Croatia
Croatia

Flag of Cyprus
Cyprus

Czechia
Czechia

Denmark
Denmark

Flag of Estonia
Estonia Flag

Finland
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France Flag
Flag of France

Flag of Germany
Germany

Flag of Greece
Greece

Hungary Flag
Hungary Flag

Flag of Ireland
Flag of Ireland

Italy Flag
Flag of Italy

Flag of Latvia
Latvia flag

Flag of Lithuania
Lithuania Flag

Luxembourg
Luxembourg Flag

Flag of Malta
Flag of Malta

Netherlands
Flag of Netherlands

Flag of Poland
Flag of Poland

Flag of Portugal
Flag of Portugal

Flag of Romania
Flag of Romania

Flag of Slovakia
Flag of Slovakia

Slovenia Flag
Flag of Slovenia

Flag of Spain
Flag of Spain

Flag of Sweden
Flag of Sweden

 

Conclusion

The European Union flag was designed to symbolize unity and peace between the member countries. The colours blue, gold, and white are commonly used in national flags of other European countries as well. It is supposed to inspire others to strive for the same unity in their own nations by establishing common values and goals among all peoples regardless of religion or ethnicity.

Flag of European Union
Flag of European Union
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