At first glance, the flags of Chile and Texas look almost identical. Comprising of the same elements (a lone star on a blue background at the top half of the design and a couple of horizontal red and white bands) results in many people around the world – even Americans and Texans! – often failing to tell them apart.
Today, apart from Nepal and its unique double triangular-pennant configuration symbolizing the Himalayan Mountains, there just two more exceptions to that rectangular-shape rule. Switzerland and Vatican City are the only 2 countries that have square-shaped flags.
The state that correctly matches the animal on its flag is Wyoming. The flag was adopted on January 31, 1917, following an open competition held to design the official Wyoming flag.
For no reason, that’s the point of our Fun with Flags section, we feature the