The flag of Kansas – the symbol of one of 50 US states.
Kansas is the state which differs the flag and the banner.
Its flag consists of the state seal and a blue field as the background. The seal shows the main wealth of the state, such as the river and the board ( the symbols of commerce), the sun (a symbol of east) and the settler and the horses (the symbols of the state agriculture). There are also a train and two Native American on the horse. A state crest is placed above the seal with a sunflower, which is an official flower of Kansas. The flower is situated on a blue and gold stick representing the original Louisiana territories that are now divided between 13 states, including Kansas. The name of the state, “KANSAS” is written below the seal in the yellow letters. On the upper side of the seal are thirty-five stars, representing Kansas was the 35th state to join the USA. The state motto is written above the stars, “Ad astra per aspera ” (“To the stars through difficulties”).
The flag was adopted in 1927. It is more widely used than the state banner of Kansas.
Total area:213,099 km2
Formation:29. 1. 1861