Flag of Queensland (GIF)



Queensland is the second largest state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Its capital is Brisbane, its population is about 5,053,000, and its area is 1,723,936 km². The flag of Queensland is a British Blue Ensign defaced with the state badge in a white disc on the right. The badge is a light blue Maltese Cross with an imperial crown in the center of the cross. The crown on the Queensland badge represents the Governor's status as Queen Victoria's representative in the Colony. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted in 1876.

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