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Flag of the Pitcairn Islands

The Flag of the Pitcairn Islands was adopted on April 2, 1984.


Flag features

It is a Blue Ensign, with the Union Flag in the canton and the coat of arms of the Pitcairn Islands in the fly.

The arms feature the anchor and bible from HMS Bounty with a slip of miro (a local plant) and a wheelbarrow.


Historical context

The design represents the ancestral history of the islanders, most of whom are descended from the sailors who mutinied on the Bounty in 1789.

Flag of Governor

Flag of the Governor of Pitcairn

The Governor of the Pitcairn Islands maintains a separate flag. This flag of the Governor consists of the Union Flag defaced with the coat of arms.

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