The Coolest-Looking Flags Around the World

Now with new flags for Flag Day 2021

Flags. Seems like everywhere’s got one these days.

Ever since I started pledging allegiance to one, I’ve found the concept of flags, what they symbolize, and how that’s translated into a neat, usually 3'x5' colorful piece of cloth, fascinating.

The first flags to let fly in the modern sense (aka on cloth representing something people are obsessed with) are cited as being from India or China in 1000–250 BCE. That’s a pretty wide range, like those…