Author: Philip Tibbetts.
Rationale: The red cross of St George symbolises the name of the state as well as referencing the flags of other nations and cities (England, Georgia and Genoa)) with the same name or patron saint. To difference the state flag from the others the field below the cross is divided between a golden upper and white lower. These colours are taken from the traditional bi-colour of the Kingdom of Hannover to symbolise George II of the House of Hannover after whom the state was named.
Appears on these pages
The current flag of Georgia was adopted on May 8, 2003. The flag bears three stripes consisting...