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Whose heads are on the flag of Sardinia?
Moors. The flag represents four Moorish invaders blindfolded for execution (Moors cut heads are also popular in Spanish emblems). A regional law approved in 1999 changed the flag, with the bandages now encircling the forehead.
What do the pillars visible on the Spanish flag symbolize?
Pillars of Hercules. The pillars of Hercules are rocks which are at the west flank of Mediterranean Sea: Rock of Gibraltar at the European side and Mount Moses ("Jebel Musa") at the African side. Colours of the flag are not officially explained. Colloquially, it is claimed that their meaning is: red - blood of a toreador, and yellow - the sand of the arena.
Which of the following is the symbol seen on the Argentinian flag?
Inti, the Inca God. The Mayan Sun that can be seen on the flag of Argentina and Uruguay is, in fact, the image of Inti - the Inca God. It is also the symbol of the May Revolution which led to Argentina becoming a sovereign country.
What is written on the Saudi Arabia flag?
Declaration of belief. The shahada is the Muslim declaration of belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet. The declaration in its shortest form reads: There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God.
What gun is depicted on the flag of Mozambique?
AK-47. The flag of Mozambique was adopted on 1 May 1983. It is based on the flag of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO), the leading political party in Mozambique, which used to be a partisan organisation before the country gained independence from Portugal. Today, there is an ongoing debate whether the gun should be removed from the flag or not.
What is the meaning of "Druk Jul", the official name of Bhutan?
The country of dragon. The dragon (druk) is the symbol of Bhutan. "The kingdom of dragon" is the title of the country anthem, and the king of Bhutan is officially called "The Dragon King".
What building is on the flag of Cambodia?
Angkor Wat. Since around 1850, the Cambodian flag has featured a depiction of Angkor Wat in the centre.
How many countries in the world have non-quadrilateral national flag?
One. Nepal is the only country in the world with non-quadrilateral national flag. Until 1962, the flag emblems, the sun and the crescent moon, had human faces. They were removed to modernize the flag.
How many stars are there on USA flag?
50. There are 50 starts on the USA flag, one for each state of the Union. Previous version contained 49 stars. It had been used for 1 year merely between 1959, when Alaska was proclaimed a state, and 1960, when Hawaii got admitted into the Union.