Hong Kong Flag Meaning & Details


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 Hong Kong Flag
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  • red with a stylized, white, five-petal Bauhinia flower in the center

  • each petal contains a small, red, five-pointed star in its middle

  • the red color is the same as that on the Chinese flag and represents the motherland

  • the fragrant Bauhinia - developed in Hong Kong the late 19th century - has come to symbolize the region

  • the five stars echo those on the flag of China

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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