Firefly Guide to Flags of the World
The stories of nations as told through their flags.
The Firefly Guide to Flags of the World is an authoritative and brightly illustrated guide to 193 national flags of every sovereign state and territory. Organized alphabetically by nation, each flag is shown with accompanying statistics on the flag's ratio, its use, date of adoption, and date of its most recent amendment.
The fascinating explanation of a flag's design and symbolism, and the story of how it came into being presents the history and aspirations of the country it represents. A sample stamp from each country adds further insight. The book also features:
Quick-reference fact files include the geographical area, population, capital city, languages, religions, ethnic groups, national anthem title and national motto.
Compiled by a team of international experts and endorsed by the Flag Institute, Firefly Guide to Flags of the World touches on the geography and history while also being a guide to a country's most important symbol.
What people are saying - Write a review
Firefly Guide to Flags of the World (Firefly Guides)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
These compact references, generously illustrated with maps, diagrams, and charts throughout, feature a similar, user-friendly format but contain some discrepancies worth noting. The Geography ... Read full review
World map 1213
Province flags of Canada 216217
1 other sections not shown