Flag of Koror

Koror
Flag of Koror State.png
Proportion1:1.667[a]
Adopted25 July 1997
DesignA dark blue field with a crescent moon, seven stars and a bai on top of ten stones

The flag of Koror was approved on 10 July 1997 by Ibedul Gibbons and was officially adopted on 25 July 1997.[1]

Description

The flag's specific construction details are that the width of the flag shall bear a ratio to its length of 1 to 1.667. The diameter of the moon/star circle shall bear a ratio to its width of the flag of 1 to 1.44. The center of the circle shall be placed vertically at the center and horizontally at 1/3 point from the left of the flag.[2]

The blue background represents the ocean and the golden moon represents the new government.[3] The six stars represent the six hamlets of Koror State with the larger star in the middle representing the union of the NgaraMeketii and RubekulKeldeu.[3] The traditional bai house is on a foundation of ten stones symbolic of the ten traditional chiefs.[4]

Notes

  1. ^ The official ratio is 1:1.667 (0.59988002399),[2] the ratio is sometimes simplified as 3:5 (0.6)[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "FIFTH KOROR STATE LEGISLATURE FOURTH REGULAR SESSION, JANUARY - JUNE 1997" (PDF). Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Koror State Flag". Pacific Digital Library. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Facts About The Koror State Flag". Koror State Government. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Koror, Palau". CRW Flags. Retrieved 15 July 2021.


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