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Flag of the United States*
country United States
used by United States
current since 1777-06-14 (basic design), 1960-07-04 (current 50-star canton came into effect after Hawaii statehood)
created by Betsy Ross (traditional), Francis Hopkinson, Robert G. Heft (canton)
format 10:19
shape rectangular
colours red, white, blue
other characteristics flag contains 50 stars

special formation: none
flag has 13 horizontal stripes

The flag of the United States.

  • 50 white stars on a blue field, 13 red and white stripes.
  • In use since 4 July 1960, when Hawaii was added as the 50th US state.
  • Designed by Robert Heft in 1958
  • Specifications: United States Executive Order 10834 [1] [2]
  • Proportions: 19x10
  • Colors: [3]
    • Cable No. 70180 Old Glory Red (PMS 193C)
    • Cable No. 70001 White
    • Cable No. 70075 Old Glory Blue (PMS 281C)
  • License: public domain
  • Originally from:, specifically united_states.svg, by Daniel McRae. The file has been changed a lot since uploaded from openclipart.
Español: Bandera de Estados Unidos
Français : Drapeau des États-Unis
Nederlands: Verenigde Staten van Amerika
Italiano: Bandiera degli Stati Uniti d'America
Slovenščina: državna zastava ZDA
Српски / Srpski: Застава Сједињених Америчких Држава.
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