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Nova Scotia Flag
Nova Scotia's flag has high quality, lightweight knitted polyester that is economical and
durable and ideal for exterior applications with windy and rainy conditions. Nova Scotia
flag provides a more visible contrast for the Scottish shield.
Nova Scotia Flag History: Nova Scotia has the only regional flag from earlier than the
20th century. The flag was granted by Royal Charter in 1625 and officially adopted in
1929. The coat of arms was adopted in 1625. It helps the people of Nova Scotia
background. The flag is three-quarters has high as it is wide. In
remember their Scottish backg -quarters
the centre of the flag is a Royal Lion set within a double red border on a yellow or gold
background. Nova Scotia flag displays the province's Shield of Arms with the cross of
Saint Andrew. This was the first flag to be flown in the Commonwealth outside of Great
Britain. The coat of arms in the middle has a lion to remember ties with Britain. The
cross is the Scottish Cross of St. Andrew. The flag of Nova Scotia was the first flag in
the Commonwealth to be authorized by Royal Charter in 1625.During the Age of Sail,
the flag flew at the masthead of many Nova Scotia merchant ships.
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