British Indian Ocean Territory Flag Meaning & Details


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 British Indian Ocean Territory Flag
 Flag Information
  • white with six blue wavy horizontal stripes

  • the flag of the UK is in the upper hoist-side quadrant

  • the striped section bears a palm tree and yellow crown (the symbols of the territory) centered on the outer half of the flag

  • the wavy stripes represent the Indian Ocean

  • although not officially described, the six blue stripes may stand for the six main atolls of the archipelago

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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