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Flag of Maine

Maine
Ratio 2:3
Adoption 1909
Design The state coat of arms on a blue field. [0]
Colors
#002664
#FFE84F
#FF163C
#FFFFFF
#3E6F3E
#3E6218
#6F513E
#000000

History

The Maine legislature approved the current flag on February 23, 1909. [0]

Meaning

In the center of the shield, a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represent the traditional reliance on agriculture and the sea by the state. The North Star represents the state motto: Dirigo ("I Lead"). [0]