The Argentine flag was
designed in 1812 by General Manuel Belgrano. He chose the
colors from the cockade of the liberation army's uniform. The
Sun of May on the flag represents the sun as seen on May 25,
1810 when the independence demonstrations began.
Nations of the United Nations
Each flag shown is
the flag used by that
nation's government and displayed at the U.N.
headquarters. Where noted the "civil" flag is also
available. It is identical to the "government" flag except
the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight
nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass