The Most Famous Flags In History - Part 1

The Most Famous Flags In History - Part 1

May 15, 2018

We just can’t quit talking about flags. We’re a custom flag company. What do you expect? We live, breathe, and lucky for you manufacture the greatest custom flags that we can find. Everyone has their passions and interests, you know. Ours is just very niche.

This week, we thought we would continue with our theme of series-based posts. We’re going to be taking a birds-eye view of the most famous national flags in the world, from 6 to 1, counting down.

BestFlag is a company that is focused on you. We put you at the center of what we do. The reason for how we run our company and make our products is because of you (even if we haven’t met “you” yet). We strive to make the highest quality custom flags in the world, all for you. Sometimes working for you simply means giving you something fun to read. Don’t read this at work, though. You should be working.

Okay! Let’s countdown the most recognizable flags in the world.

6 - Japanese Rising Sun. The Japanese flag dates back to the 7th century. The large red dot on a clean, white background is symbolic of many things. Japan’s moniker as the “Empire of the Rising Sun” is because Japan is one of the first nations to see the rising sun each day. This flag had many versions, but was always constant.

5 - Flag of Mexico. The Mexican flag depicts a great eagle holding a rattlesnake as it perches on a prickly pear cactus. This is a rendering of a traditional Mexican tail of the great Aztec shamans received this image as a sign of prosperity for the Aztec people.

4 - Flag of Russia. Easily identifiable and memorable because of it’s simplicity, the Russian flag is a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue, all equal dimensions. There’s a surprisingly hot debate over the origins of the Russian flag, but the majority of people believe it originated from Tsar Peter the Great.

On to part 2!

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