United Kingdom Flag

United Kingdom Flag
United Kingdom Flag
  • Capital: London
  • Location: An island kingdom of Western Europe in the British Isles and including Great Britain.
  • Area: 244, 820 Sq. km.
  • Official Language: English (also Welsh in Wales).
  • National Flag: The combined crosses of St. George (red), St. Andrew (white) and St. Patrick (Red), the red fimbrated in white all on a blue ground.
  • Flag Ratio: 1:2
  • National Anthem: God Save the Queen (1745)
Flag of the United Kingdom
UK Union Flag
UK Union Flag
Name Union Flag or "Union Jack"
Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 1:2
Adopted 1st January 1801
Designed by Royal Navy
UK War Flag
UK War Flag
Use War flag
Proportion 3:5
UK Civil Ensign Flag
UK Civil Ensign Flag
Use Civil Ensign
Proportion 1:2
Design A red field with the Union Flag in the canton.
UK State Ensign
UK State Ensign Flag
Use State ensign
Proportion 1:2
Design A blue field with the Union Flag in the canton.
UK Royal Air Force
UK Royal Air Force Flag
  • Proportion:1:2
UK Flag Days
Date Event
20 January Birthday of Sophie, The Countess of Wessex
6 February Anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II
19 February Birthday of Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Second Sunday in March Commonwealth Day
10 March Birthday of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
21 April Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II
9 May Europe Day
2 June Anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
10 June Birthday of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
A Saturday in June Official Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II
17 July Birthday of Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall
15 August Birthday of Anne, Princess Royal
Second Sunday in November Remembrance Sunday
14 November Birthday of Charles, Prince of Wales
20 November Anniversary of the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Wales – 1 March Saint David's Day
Northern Ireland – 17 March Saint Patrick's Day
England – 23 April Saint George's Day
Scotland – 30 November Saint Andrew's Day
Greater London The day of the opening or proroguing of Parliament