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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
   
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|style="vertical-align:top;"|In 2001, the NAVA (Northern American Vexillological Association) asked their members all around the world to give notes to rate each [[United States#Subdivisions|US state, federal district or territory]] flag, and each [[Canada#Subdivisions|Canadian province or territory]] flag. More than half of them failed to reach only a standard '''5.0''' grade. After the survey, the only state that significantly changed its flag was [[Georgia (USA state)|Georgia]], in the last position of the poll (with an unhonored '''2.36''' grade). More states should follow the example.<p>Find out more at the [[2001 NAVA survey]] page.</p>
<td>In 2001, the NAVA (Northern American Vexillological Association) asked their members all around the world to give notes to rate each US state, federal district or territory flag, and each Canadian province or territory flag. More than a half of them failed to reach an only standard '''5.0''' grade. After that, the only state that changed its flag was Georgia, in the last position of that poll (with an unhonored '''2.36''' grade). More states should follow the example. [http://www.nava.org/flag-design/survey/state-provincial-survey-2001 Know more at NAVA website...]</td></tr></table>
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==What does "vexillology" mean?==
 
==What does "vexillology" mean?==
"Study of flags", literally. Whitney Smith, co-founder of "scientific" study of flags, created this word in 1957. It comprises the term ''vexillum'', the name of banners carried by Roman soldiers, and ''logos'', which means "knowledge" or "science" in Greek.</td></tr></table>
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"Study of flags", literally. Whitney Smith, co-founder of "scientific" study of flags, created this word in 1957. It comprises the term ''vexillum'', the name of banners carried by Roman soldiers, and ''logos'', which means "knowledge" or "science" in Greek.
 
==Contests==
 
We're currently collecting proposals for new US state flags and Canadian provinces and territories.
 
 
If you want to submit any design (either your own or someone else's), you can join the wiki, or e-mail to [mailto:vexillologywiki@gmail.com vexillologywiki@gmail.com]. If you are submitting someone else's design, remember to give due credit.
 
===USA states===
 
 
<table bgcolor="EEEEEE"><tr><td width="150">[[File:Flag of Alabama.svg.png|left|20px]][[Alabama]]</td><td width="150">[[File:Flag of Alaska.svg.png|left|20px]][[Alaska]]</td><td width="150">[[File:Flag of Arizona.svg.png|left|20px]][[Arizona]]</td><td width="150">[[File:2000px-Flag of Arkansas.svg.png|left|20px]][[Arkansas]]</td></tr>
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of California.svg.png|left|20px]][[California]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Colorado.svg.png|left|20px]][[Colorado]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Connecticut.svg|left|20px]][[Connecticut]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Delaware.svg.png|left|20px]][[Delaware]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Washington, D C svg.png|left|20px]][[District of Columbia]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Florida.svg|left|20px]][[Florida]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Georgia (U.S. state).svg.png|left|20px]][[Georgia (USA state)|Georgia]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Hawaii.svg.png|left|20px]][[Hawaii]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Idaho.svg.png|left|20px]][[Idaho]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Illinois.svg.png|left|20px]][[Illinois]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Indiana.svg.png|left|20px]][[Indiana]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Iowa.svg.png|left|20px]][[Iowa]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Kansas.svg.png|left|20px]][[Kansas]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Kentucky.svg.png|left|20px]][[Kentucky]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Louisiana1.svg|left|20px]][[Louisiana]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Maine.svg|left|20px]][[Maine]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Maryland svg.svg|left|20px]][[Maryland]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Massachusetts.svg|left|20px]][[Massachusetts]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Michigan.svg|left|20px]][[Michigan]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Minnesota.svg.png|left|20px]][[Minnesota]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Mississippi.svg.png|left|20px]][[Mississippi]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Missouri.svg.png|left|20px]][[Missouri]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Montana.svg.png|left|20px]][[Montana]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Nebraska.svg.png|left|20px]][[Nebraska]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Nevada.svg.png|left|20px]][[Nevada]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of New Hampshire.svg|20px]][[New Hampshire]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of New Jersey.svg.png|left|20px]][[New Jersey]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of New Mexico.svg.png|left|20px]][[New Mexico]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of New York.svg|left|20px]][[New York]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of North Carolina.svg|left|20px]][[North Carolina]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of North Dakota.svg|left|20px]][[North Dakota]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Ohio.svg.png|left|20px]][[Ohio]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Oklahoma.svg.png|left|20px]][[Oklahoma]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Oregon -obverse-.svg|left|20px]][[Oregon]]</td><td>[[File:Pennsylvania Flag.png|left|20px]][[Pennsylvania]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Rhode Island.svg|left|20px]][[Rhode Island]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of South Carolina.svg.png|left|20px]][[South Carolina]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of South Dakota.svg.png|left|20px]][[South Dakota]]</td><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Tennessee.svg.png|left|20px]][[Tennessee]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Texas.svg.png|left|20px]][[Texas]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:2000px-Flag of Utah.svg.png|left|20px]][[Utah]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Vermont.svg|left|20px]][[Vermont]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Virginia.svg|left|20px]][[Virginia]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Washington.svg|left|20px]][[Washington]]</td></tr>
 
 
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of West Virginia.svg.png|left|20px]][[West Virginia]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Wisconsin.svg|left|20px]][[Wisconsin]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Wyoming.svg.png|left|20px]][[Wyoming]]</td><td> </td></tr>
 
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===Canadian provinces and territories===
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*[http://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/ The Flag that inspired the National Anthem]
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<table bgcolor="EEEEEE"><tr><td width="150">[[File:Flag of Alberta.svg|left|20px]][[Alberta]]</td><td width="150">[[File:Flag of British Columbia.svg|left|20px]][[British Columbia]]</td><td width="150">[[File:Flag of Manitoba.svg|left|20px]][[Manitoba]]</td><td width="150">[[File:Flag of New Brunswick.svg|left|20px]][[New Brunswick]]</td></tr>
 
<tr valign="top"><td>[[File:Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg|left|20px]][[Newfoundland and Labrador|Newfoundland and]]<br />[[Newfoundland and Labrador|Labrador]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of the Northwest Territories.svg|left|20px]][[Northwest Territories]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Nova Scotia.svg|left|20px]][[Nova Scotia]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Nunavut.svg|left|20px]][[Nunavut]]</td></tr>
 
   
<tr><td>[[File:Flag of Ontario.svg|left|20px]][[Ontario]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg|left|20px]][[Prince Edward Island]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Quebec.svg|left|20px]][[Quebec]]</td><td>[[File:Flag of Saskatchewan.svg|left|20px]][[Saskatchewan]]</td></tr>
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==About the wiki==
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{{Newpages}}Vexillology Wiki collects proposals for new flags of countries and their subdivisions, currently mainly for Northern America.
   
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Things you can do:
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*Submit flag designs (either your own or someone else's) by [[Help:Create an account|joining the wiki]], or e-mailing to [mailto:vexillologywiki@gmail.com vexillologywiki@gmail.com]. If you are submitting someone else's design, make sure you have the [[Help:Licensing|right]] to do so, and remember to [[Help:Image description page#Author and source information|give due credit]]. See some guidelines at [[Vexillology Wiki:Images]].
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*Create new articles, or expand existing articles, with information on current and historical flags. You can use content from {{w||Wikipedia}} if you credit the Wikipedia authors using {{t|Wikipedia}}.
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*Comment on flag proposals or on pages using the [[Help:Comments|form at the bottom of each article]], or the page's [[Help:Talk pages|talk page]] for non-article pages. Either is linked next to the "Edit" button at the top of the page. Some articles have [[:Category:Proposal pages|subpages for discussing proposals]].
   
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You do not need a Wikia account to edit the wiki, but your IP address will be revealed if you are not logged in, and unregistered users [[Help:Create an account#Account Benefits|cannot]] upload files.
   
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See the [[Vexillology Wiki:Community Portal|Community Portal]] for links to pages that provide help with editing, as well as a list of some useful special pages. Post general questions, ideas and comments about the wiki at either [[Vexillology Wiki talk:Community Portal]] or the [[Special:Forum|forum]].
   
Photos and videos are a great way to add visuals to your wiki. Find videos about your topic by exploring Wikia's [[w:c:video|Video Library]].
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==Open contests==
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*[[Contest: Middle East|Middle East]]
   
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===Article list by country===
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For the articles about states, provinces and territories, see the list of subdivisions at the respective country article.
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*{{icon|Flag of Australia.svg}} [[Australia]]
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*{{icon|Flag of Brazil.svg}} [[Brazil]]
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*{{icon|Flag of Canada.svg}} [[Canada]]
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*{{icon|Flag of Mexico.svg}} [[Mexico]]
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*{{icon|Flag of the United States.svg}} [[United States]]
   
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*[[w:c:flags:|VexiWiki]] &ndash; encyclopedia of current and historical flags, with [[w:c:flags:Category:Design pages|some design pages]] for proposals
 
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Revision as of 13:24, November 14, 2019


Introduction

Flag of NAVA
In 2001, the NAVA (Northern American Vexillological Association) asked their members all around the world to give notes to rate each US state, federal district or territory flag, and each Canadian province or territory flag. More than half of them failed to reach only a standard 5.0 grade. After the survey, the only state that significantly changed its flag was Georgia, in the last position of the poll (with an unhonored 2.36 grade). More states should follow the example.

Find out more at the 2001 NAVA survey page.

What does "vexillology" mean?

"Study of flags", literally. Whitney Smith, co-founder of "scientific" study of flags, created this word in 1957. It comprises the term vexillum, the name of banners carried by Roman soldiers, and logos, which means "knowledge" or "science" in Greek.


About the wiki

Vexillology Wiki collects proposals for new flags of countries and their subdivisions, currently mainly for Northern America.

Things you can do:

You do not need a Wikia account to edit the wiki, but your IP address will be revealed if you are not logged in, and unregistered users cannot upload files.

See the Community Portal for links to pages that provide help with editing, as well as a list of some useful special pages. Post general questions, ideas and comments about the wiki at either Vexillology Wiki talk:Community Portal or the forum.

Open contests

Browse

Article list by country

For the articles about states, provinces and territories, see the list of subdivisions at the respective country article.

For all country articles, see Category:Countries.


Related wikis

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.