The flag bears three stripes consisting of red-white-red, and a blue canton containing a ring of 13 white stars encompassing the state’s coat of arms in gold.
The words of the state motto, “Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation”, are wrapped around the pillars, guarded by a male figure dressed in colonial attire dating back to the time of the American Revolutionary War.
In Which Year the National flag is adopted?
In Which Date the National flag is adopted?
Ans: May 8
What are the colors of the flag?
Ans: Red, White, and Blue.
What do the Symbol of the flag Mean?
Ans: In the coat of arms, the arch symbolizes the state’s constitution and the pillars represent the three branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial.
History of The Flag
The flag of Georgia was adopted in January 2004 after the so-called “Rose Revolution”, therefore it is one of the newest flags.
In a 2001 survey on state and provincial flags in North America conducted by the North American Vexillological Association, the redesigned Georgia flag was ranked the worst by a wide margin. The group stated that the flag “violates all the principles of good flag design.”
After the 1956 state flag was replaced in 2001, the Georgia city of Trenton adopted a modified version as its official city flag, to protest its discontinuation.
The State Flag of Georgia in 1956: The Georgia State Flag was changed Feb. 13, 1956, incorporating a Confederate battle emblem into the design, as a response to the Supreme Court rulings on desegregating schools.
The original Flag of Georgia in 1956 caption “Two Georgia Democrats, at left, Frank Etheridge and Judge Gus Roan, present a new Georgia State Flag to Republicans Ray Spitler and W.B. Shartzer to take to the GOP national convention at San Francisco.
In 1994, James Coleman of Atlanta filed suit against then-Gov. Zell Miller and the state of Georgia over the state flag.
Facts About Georgia
Area of Georgia: 58,910 Sq. miles
Major Products: Cotton, corn, wheat, soybeans, textiles, kaolin, wood products, and paper
State Motto: Wisdom, justice, and moderation