Top 10 National Flags with Objects Not Commonly Used on Flags


The Top Ten

1 Mozambique Mozambique Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.

It's at #1 because there are 3 objects not commonly used on flags, especially in this combination: an AK-47, a hoe and a book!
I don't like this flag because of this AK-47 on it. And the hoe.
However, I realize these objects symbolize things that are important in this country. - Metal_Treasure

2 Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

It features zidiac signs, or more precisely, the symbols of the first 4 zidiac signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini and Cancer. On the flag you see ♈, ♉, ♊ and ♋, respectively.
This is one of my favorite flags (not because of the zodiac signs on it but they make the flag unique). - Metal_Treasure

3 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome.

It features 2 keys. Probably the only flag with keys on it. One of the most beautiful flags. - Metal_Treasure

4 Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas.

A dragon (Druk the thunder dragon).
This flag looks very good. - Metal_Treasure

5 Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off the coasts of Syria and Turkey.

Cyprus map. - Metal_Treasure

6 Malta Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

St. George on a horse, fighting a dragon. - Metal_Treasure

7 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Ashoka Chakra - Metal_Treasure

8 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Taegeuk and four black trigrams. - Metal_Treasure

9 Moldova Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.

A cow. Usually there are lions or eagles (there's an eagle on this flag as well). - Metal_Treasure

10 Lesotho Lesotho Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa.

It features a mokorotlo. A Mokorotlo is a type of straw hat used for traditional Sotho clothing (South Africa & Lesotho). It is the national symbol of the Basotho and Lesotho peoples. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state.

Soyombo national symbol - Metal_Treasure

12 Kosovo Kosovo Kosovo is a disputed territory and partially recognised state in Southeast Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo.

Kosovo map. - Metal_Treasure

13 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
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