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Flag of England

England
Ratio 3:5
Adoption 1191
Design A red centred cross on a white background [0]
Colors
#FFFFFF
#CE1124

History

The flag of England is derived from St George's Cross. The association of the red cross as an emblem of England can be traced back to the Middle Ages, and it was used as a component in the design of the Union Flag in 1606. [0]

Meaning

See History.