National Flag of Nepal

The national flag of Nepal is the worlds unique flag. It is non quadrilateral in size. It is a simplified combination of two single pennons, the vexillological word for a pennant. There is a border of blue color which represents peace. The crimson red represents the color of rhododendron, countires national flower. Until 1962, the flag's emblems, the sun and the crescent moon, had human faces. They were removed to modernize the flag.

The flag was adopted after Prithvi narayan Shah after unification. The moon symbolizes that the Nepalese are soothing and calm, while the sun symbolizes fierce resolve. The moon also symbolizes the shades and the cool weather of the Himalayas, whereas the sun symbolizes the heat and the high temperature at the lower part (Tarai) of Nepal.


Image: National flag of Nepal


Image: First flag of Nepal