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Does Edinburgh have a flag?

Does Edinburgh have a flag?

One of Scotland’s oldest locality-specific flags can be found fluttering above the roof tops of Edinburgh. The colours were inspired by Scotland’s national flag, and the cross shape is from Scandinavian tradition.

What does the Edinburgh flag look like?

University of Edinburgh The flag of the university is a banner-of-arms – a blue saltire in a white field (inversion of the Scottish flag). The upper quarter is charged with a thistle, a symbol of Scotland; the lower quarter is charged with a castle, taken from the arms of the city of Edinburgh.

What does the black Scottish flag mean?

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Black is used to represent mourning for the loss of Scotland’s Nationhood.

Is there a Glasgow flag?

The saltire appears to have become the official national flag in 1385 when the Parliament of Scotland agreed that Scottish soldiers should wear the white cross as a distinguishing mark.

What are the black flags for?

The black flag is a racing flag used to signal a driver’s disqualification.

What is a person from Edinburgh called?

The correct term is Dunediner and refers to the old name of the town, Dunedin, although Edinburgher does seem to be used alot (mainly by Glaswegians).

What does the flag of Edinburgh stand for?

The Edinburgh Flag is a community flag proclaiming the unique identity of this Midlothian city. This is a banner of the Arms of the City of Edinburgh. Why not create or adopt a flag that celebrates your local identity?

What kind of flag do they use in Scotland?

A white saltire on a Pantone 300 medium blue per Scottish National Flag Code. A banner of the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom used exclusively in Scotland by the sovereign. An alternative form is used elsewhere.

Where did the White Castle flag come from?

Three white/silver castles within a white/silver royal tressure on a red field, a heraldic flag taken from the city council’s coat of arms .

What does the first quarter of the Scottish flag represent?

A banner of the Coat of Arms of Prince Philip; 1st quarter representing Denmark, 2nd quarter Greece, 3rd quarter the Mountbatten family, 4th quarter Edinburgh .