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Malta Flag And The Flag Company Inc

The history of the Maltese Islands is rich and varied. In fact, its 7000 years of history date back to 5200BC and start with the arrival of man. Subsequent important dates include St Paul’s Shipwreck in 60AD, which marked the arrival of Christianity to the Islands, the Great Siege in 1565, Malta gaining Independence from Britain in 1964, becoming a Republic in 1974 and the joining of the European Union in 2004.

Luxembourg Flag And The Flag Company Inc

Luxembourg is one of the world\’s smallest sovereign states at 999 square miles (2,586 square kilometers). The triangle-shaped country borders Germany to the east, France to the south, and Belgium to the west.

Kenya Flag History Today

Around 2000 BC, Cushitic-speaking people from northern Africa settled in the part of East Africa that is now Kenya. By the 1st Century AD, the Kenyan coast was frequented by Arab traders, who due to Kenya\’s proximity to the Arabian Peninsula, established Arab and Persian colonies there. The Nilotic and Bantu people also moved into the region during the first millennium AD. and settled inland.

Idaho Flag History And The Flag Company Inc

Bordered by the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north and the U.S. states of Montana and Wyoming to the east, Utah, and Nevada to the south, and Oregon and Washington to the west, Idaho is twice as large as the six New England states combined. With an abundance of scenic mountains, lakes, rivers and outdoor attractions, the state draws more than 20 million tourists each year.

The Flag Company Inc And Grenada Flag

Grenada was discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus. Because of the hostility of the indigenous Carib people, the island remained uncolonized until 1650, when the French founded Saint George\’s. The British captured the island in 1762. It was recaptured by the French in 1779 but was ceded to Britain in 1783. During the 18th century, slaves were brought from Africa to work on the sugar plantations.

Fiji Flag And Its History

Fiji, which had been inhabited since the second millennium B.C., was explored by the Dutch and the British in the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1874, an offer of cession by the Fijian chiefs was accepted, and Fiji was proclaimed a possession and dependency of the British Crown. In the 1880s, large-scale cultivation of sugarcane began. Over the next 40 years, more than 60,000 indentured laborers from India were brought to the island to work the plantations. By 1920, all indentured servitude had ended. The racial conflict between Indians and the indigenous Fijians has been central to the small island\’s history.

The Flag Company Inc And Cook Islands Flag

Positioned at the very centre of Polynesia, the Cook Islands stretch out in a scattering of 2 million square kilometres. Each island has its special place within the group. But their origins are owed to the Polynesians who arrived in Rarotonga around 800 AD. These ancient voyagers had set sail from Tupua, now French Polynesia.

The Flag Company Inc And El Salvador Flag

El Salvador was inhabited by Paleo-Indian peoples as early as 10, 000 years ago, and their intriguing paintings (the earliest of which date from 8000 BC) can still be seen and marveled at in caves outside the towns of Corinto and Cacaopera, both in Morazan.

Croatia Flag History

Croatia existed as a medieval kingdom of Croats that existed in the 11th century. In 1102 most Croats were brought under the Hungarian crown, beginning eight centuries of Hungarian domination. Following the defeat and dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, the southern Slav people formed a new kingdom which included historic Croatian lands. It was known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. In 1929, the name of this new nation was changed to Yugoslavia. After World War II, the former prewar kingdom was replaced by a federation of six equal republics.

Colombia Flag And The Flag Company Inc

For thousands of years before Europeans arrived Amerindians lived in what is now Colombia. Some lived by fishing and hunting but some lived by farming. The first Spaniard to land in the area was Alonso de Ojeda in 1500. However, there was no permanent Spanish settlement until 1533 when Cartagena and Santa Marta were founded. Bogota was founded in 1538. In 1564, Colombia was made a captaincy-general. The colony thrived and many African slaves were taken there.