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The flag of Samoa was adopted on February 24, 1949. It consists of a red field with a blue rectangle in the canton. The blue rectangle bears the Southern Cross Constellation: four large white stars and one smaller star.

Historical flags

From the capture by New Zealand forces on August 29, 1914, a defaced ensign with three palm trees encircled, and emblazoned on the fly were used. The defaced Blue Ensign was used on land, and the defaced Red Ensign at sea.

Similar flags

The flag of  Samoa is similar to the flag of the  Republic of China in the fact it has white inside a blue canton on a red background.

Other flags also include the southern cross in their design.

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