United Kingdom

Union Flag or Union Jack

Flag Type:  National Flag
Flag Date:  1st January 1801
Flag Designer:  College of Arms
Adoption Route:  Act of Parliament
UK Design Code:  UNKG0001
Aspect Ratio:  3:5 or 1:2
Pantone® Colours:  Blue 280, White, Red 186
Certification:  King George III

Created by the Act of Union 1801. The flag is 3:5 on land and 1:2 at sea. The thicker white diagonal goes uppermost next to the flagpole.

4 Responses to United Kingdom

  1. Kevin Halleran 30 November 2013 at 12:19 am #

    The blue in the British Union flag is supposed to be the same blue as in the Scottish flag.

  2. Jaideep Mookherjee 10 October 2016 at 10:21 pm #

    One of the most beautiful flags that ever adorned the towers of the administrative buldings of India.

  3. S. B. Grimsson 16 March 2020 at 11:08 pm #

    There are errors, Pantone Colours Blue 280 and Red 186 do not exist but there are 280 C and 280 U and also 186 C and 186 U respectably. Among other which all end in letters. Now which ones are they?

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