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World Flags:

Flag of Kiribati

The flag of Kiribati: the upper half is red with a gold frigatebird (Fregata minor, in Gilbertese: te eitei) flying over a gold rising sun (otintaai), and the lower half is blue with three horizontal wavy white stripes to represent the ocean and the three groups (Gilbert, Phoenix and Line Islands).

The 17 rays of the sun represent the 16 Gilbert Islands and Banaba (former Ocean Island).

The badge was designed by Sir Arthur Grimble in 1932 for the Gilbert and Ellice Islands British colony.


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