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Flag of the Marshall Islands

The flag of the Marshall Islands, an island nation in the Pacific, was adopted upon the start of self-government, May 1, 1979. The flag was designed by Emlain Kabua, who served as the first First Lady of the republic.

Rules and specifications regarding the flag are set forth in the Official Flag of the Marshall Islands Act 1979 (Public Law 1979-1).

The Marshall Islands were part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands administered by the United States, from which the Marshall Islands, Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia split. In common with other island nations in the region, this flag features the symbolic representation of the islands' place within the ocean. The rising diagonal band represents the equator, the star above representing this Northern Hemisphere archipelago. The white and orange portions of the band represent, respectively, the Ratak Chain ("sunrise") and the Ralik Chain ("sunset"), as well as symbolizing peace and courage. The sun's 24 points represent the number of electoral districts, while the four elongated points represent the principal cultural centers of Majuro, Jaluit, Wotje and Ebeye.

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Flag of the Marshall Islands

Country - Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 53,158 people (at the 2011 Census ) is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets.

The islands share maritime boundaries with the Federated States of Micronesia to the west, Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the southeast, and Nauru to the south. About 27,797 of the islanders (at the 2011 Census) live on Majuro, which contains the capital. Data from the United Nations indicates an estimated population in of. In 2016, 73.3% of the population were defined as being "urban". The UN also indicates a population density of 295 per km 2 (765 people per mi 2 ) and its projected 2020 population is 53,263.

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Flag of the Marshall Islands (English)  Bandiera delle Isole Marshall (Italiano)  Vlag van de Marshalleilanden (Nederlands)  Drapeau des Îles Marshall (Français)  Flagge der Marshallinseln (Deutsch)  Bandeira das Ilhas Marshall (Português)  Флаг Маршалловых Островов (Русский)  Bandera de las Islas Marshall (Español)  Flaga Wysp Marshalla (Polski)  马绍尔群岛国旗 (中文)  Marshallöarnas flagga (Svenska)  マーシャル諸島の国旗 (日本語)  Прапор Маршаллових Островів (Українська)  Национално знаме на Маршалови острови (Български)  마셜 제도의 국기 (한국어)  Marshallinsaarten lippu (Suomi)  Bendera Kepulauan Marshall (Bahasa Indonesia)  Maršalo Salų vėliava (Lietuvių)  Marshalløernes flag (Dansk)  Vlajka Marshallových ostrovů (Česky)  Marshall Adaları bayrağı (Türkçe)  Застава Маршалских Острва (Српски / Srpski)  Marshalli Saarte lipp (Eesti)  A Marshall-szigetek zászlaja (Magyar)  Zastava Maršalovih Otoka (Hrvatski)  Σημαία των Νήσων Μάρσαλ (Ελληνικά)  Quốc kỳ Quần đảo Marshall (Tiếng Việt) 
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