Flag of the British Virgin Islands (GIF)



The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean. Its capital is Road Town, its population is about 27,000 and its area is 153 km².

The BVI flag is a Blue Ensign with the Union Flag in the canton, along with the coat of arms of the British Virgin Islands on the right. The shield-shaped coat of arms shows that Saint Ursula holds a burning golden oil lamp and is surrounded by eleven lamps, representing 11,000 virgin followers. In addition, there is a motto "VIGILATE" under the shield that might mean "watchful." The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on November 15, 1960.

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