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Flag of Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands
Ratio 1:2
Adoption 1985
Design Blue field charged with a white five-point star in the center on a latte stone and surronded by a mwarmwar.
Colors
#0071BC
#8C8A8C
#FFFFFF

History

The flag of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was adopted in July 1985, by the Second Northern Marianas Constitution. The NMI flag was originally designed by Taga during the year 1985. Later during that year, they finalized the draft of the flag in the last CNMI constitutional convention. This was the most symbolic moment of the annexation of the CNMI. [0]

Meaning

The flag consists of three symbols, the star for the USA, the latte stone for the chamorros, and the mwarmwar for the carolinians, and the mostly shaded blue areas for the ocean of the Marianas trench. [0]