A flag is a type of banner that represents a place or an organization. One of the most common uses of a flag is to represent a country.

  • This red, white, and blue flag represents the Netherlands.
  • This is what the Japanese flag looks like. It’s has a red circle on it which represents a rising sun.
Japanese flag
  • The Brazilian flag is green, blue, and yellow, and it has an image of the world on its flag.
Brazilian flag
  • The stars on the American flag represent the 50 states that make up the United States of America.
American flag
  • People take a lot of pride in their flag because it’s a symbol of the country.
French flag

There are other reasons for flags to exist.

  • A black and white checkered flag is used to start a race.
checkered flag
  • Flags are used on golf courses to indicate the location of the hole on each green.
golf flag
  • Sports fans wave flags and banners in support of their teams.
baseball fans
  • When a person waves a white flag, it signals a surrender.
flag surrender
  • Some people carry flags because they represent their beliefs.
flag character

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April 8, 2019