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Flag of Guam

Guam
Ratio 22:41
Adoption 1948
Design The territorial flag is dark blue with a narrow red border on all sides (border was a later addition). In the center of the flag is the coat of arms and GUAM colored in red letters. [0]
Colors
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History

The flag of the United States territory of Guam was adopted on February 9, 1948. [0]

Meaning

The coat of arms is an almond shaped emblem, which depicts a proa sailing in Agana Bay near Hagåtña. The shape of the emblem recalls the slingshot stones used by the islanders' ancestors. [0]