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Flag of French Polynesia

Flag of French Polynesia
Flag of France and French Polynesia
Name Tricolore
Use National flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 15 February 1794
Flag of French Polynesia
Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 4 December 1984

The flag of French Polynesia was adopted in 1984. Two red horizontal bands encase a wide white band in a 1:2:1 ratio; centered on the white band is a disk with a blue and white wave pattern depicting the sea on the lower half and a gold and white ray pattern depicting the sun on the upper half; a Polynesian canoe rides on the wave pattern; the canoe has a crew of five represented by five stars that symbolize the five island groups; red and white are traditional Polynesian colors.

All vessels registered in French Polynesia have to fly the French flag, even for the small ships sailing between the islands, as there is no official French Polynesian civil or state ensign.

Contents

  • Flags of component archipelagos 1
    • Flags of the Society Islands 1.1
      • Leeward Islands 1.1.1
      • Windward Islands 1.1.2
    • Flags of the Tuamotu Archipelago 1.2
    • Flags of the Austral Islands 1.3

Flags of component archipelagos

Flag of the Society Islands
Flag of the Society Islands
Flag of the Gambier Islands
Flag of the Gambier Islands
Flag of the Tuamotu Archipelago
Flag of the Tuamotu Archipelago
Flag of the Marquesas Islands
Flag of the Marquesas Islands
Flag of the Austral Islands
Flag of the Austral Islands

Flags of the Society Islands

Leeward Islands

Flag of Bora Bora
Flag of Bora Bora
Flag of Raiatea
Flag of Raiatea
Flag of Huahine
Flag of Huahine

Windward Islands

Flag of Tahiti
Flag of Tahiti
Flag of Moorea-Maiao
Flag of Moorea-Maiao

Flags of the Tuamotu Archipelago

Flag of Hao
Flag of Hao
Flag of Makatea
Flag of Makatea
Flag of Reao Pukaruha
Flag of Reao Pukaruha

Flags of the Austral Islands

Flag of Rapa Iti
Flag of Rapa Iti
Flag of Rimatara
Flag of Rimatara
Flag of Rurutu
Flag of Rurutu
Flag of Tubuai
Flag of Tubuai
Flag of Raivavae
Flag of Raivavae


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