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Union Jack

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The Union Jack

Union Jack is the popular name of the Union Flag, which is the national flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is a combination of the flags of England, Scotland and Ireland.

  • Flag of England : Cross of St.George (patron saint of England) red on white ground. Adopted in 800.
  • Flag of Scotland : Cross of St. Andrew (patron saint of Scotland) white on blue ground. Added in 1707
  • Flag of Ireland : Cross of St.Patrick (patron saint of Ireland) red on white ground. Added in 1801.