The stories behind the flags of the world

12/23/2015 2:23:14 PM

Did you ever wonder how the world’s national flags have developed? There are some interesting stories about the historical and cultural backgrounds of many flags. Knowing them and being able to talk about them with your business partners may break the ice at the next business meeting!

On Matador Network you will find the stories behind the flags, like the odd-shaped, pointed flag of Nepal. Did you know that the shape symbolizes the peeks of the Himalayas? And that the sun and the moon symbols represent calm and resolve? The crimson red in the flag is the colour of the rhododendron, the country’s national flower.

There are a lot more interesting stories in the flag report, about the stars in the flag of New Zealand and the blue wheel in the centre of the national flag of India…

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