Nepal Flag meaning -Origin, Theories and Their Analysis

Nepal is a small country located in South Asia. A country is known as the origin of the greatest Himalayas and light of Aisa Lord Buddha having an area about 147,181 with great historical background.

Design of the Flag

It contains two superposed isosceles triangles(two single pinions). It contains a total of three colors. The outer border is blue. The middle contains a red color and there is a moon in the upper triangle and the lower triangle contains the sun.

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Meaning of  the  Flag

Flag of Nepal

The outer blue border of the flag represents peace and harmony. The crimson red which is also the national color of Nepal represents the blood of brave Nepalese and two triangles symbolize great mountain of Nepal whereas the moon and sun symbolize Nepal will remain in the world until there are moon and sun in the sky. The moon also symbolizes purity and calmness of Nepalese people. These moons and sun also represents higher cold mountains and lower hot lands.

Flag Facts:

Flag of Nepal is the only non-square or non-rectangle flag in the entire universe which is also considered as the most mathematical flag because of its configuration.

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History of the Flag

There is no record of who designed the Nepalese flag because the design of the flag was officially adopted on December 16, 1962, after the formation of a new constitutional government of Nepal. A similar version of the flag was in use from the ancient period. The flag was adopted after the unification of Nepal by Prithvi Narayan Shah, the first King Nepal. The new design was made with minor changes to the original flag. The flag was designed by  Shankar Nath Rimal, On the request of King Mahendra.

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