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This list of the best country flags is ranked from best to worst and includes the coolest flags from any country on earth. When considering which country has the best flag, there are a few things that we must consider. The design should be simple, memorable, and worthy of the nation it represents, or simply just really, really cool. Which national flag is the best? Vote on this list and pick your favorite design from these coolest country flags.

The Asian country of Bhutan has a beautiful flag that incorporates the intricate emblem of the Thunder Dragon over two colors that represent the secular and spiritual powers of the country. Papua New Guinea also has a visually striking flag that is rich with symbolism. Whether symbolic, colorful, or rich with design, the coolest national flags have it all!

South Korea's flag features a bold design, centered around the symbol of ying and yang. The United States flag has great visibility in its color choices and the stars and stripes show great pride in our journey as a nation. Japan has a flag that is simple, but memorable giving them great recognition across the world.

Which county's flag is the best? Vote on this list of national flags and let us know why a certain flag is your favorite in the comments section.
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Albania


Albania is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Coolest National Flags
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Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the ...more

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maijugranlund added Wales


Wales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Coolest National Flags
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Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km². Wales has over 1,680 miles ...more

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Bhutan


Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest National Flags
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Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by India. To the west, it is separated from Nepal by the Indian state of Sikkim, while farther south it is ...more

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South Korea


South Korea is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest National Flags
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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goryeo, also spelled as Koryŏ. It shares land borders with North Korea to the ...more

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#3 on The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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