The flag of Oklahoma – the symbol of one of the 50 US states.
The flag of Oklahoma consists of a blue field, the image of the shield, the branch of olive, and a pipe of peace. The blue field of the flag signifies loyalty, the shield means the ability to defend. At the same time the olive branch and peace pipe, which are depicted crossed on the shield, are the symbols of love and unity of people. There are also six white crosses on the shield which are Native American’s symbols representing stars. They are used to show the unity of Native Americans and European-Americans. The name of the state “OKLAHOMA” is written in the capital letters below. The colors that should be used in the flag are strictly specified under the law of Oklahoma. The flag was designed by Mrs. Louise Fluke, who won at the competition organized by the “Daughters of the American Revolution”.
Oklahoma had thirteen official flags before the current one. The flag the state has today was adopted in 1925. in 1941 the name of the state was added. The law specifying colors was adopted in 1988.
Capital city:Oklahoma City
Total area:181,038 km2
Formation:16. 11. 1907