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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 countries have the best flags? Vote on this list of cool flags to get your favorite toward the top.

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Wales is listed (or ranked) 1 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 kmĀ². Wales has over 1,680 miles of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its highest peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. ...more on Wikipedia

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 2 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 separated from Bangladesh by the Indian states of Assam and West Bengal. Bhutan's capital and largest city is Thimphu. At that time the lama and military leader Ngawang Namgyal, the first Zhabdrung Rinpoche, who was fleeing religious persecution in Tibet, unified the area and cultivated a distinct Bhutanese . ...more on Wikipedia

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Albania is listed (or ranked) 3 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 Ionian Sea to the southwest. It is less than 72 km from Italy, across the Strait of Otranto which links the Adriatic Sea to the Ionian Sea. Albania is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the Council of Europe and the World Trade Organization. It is one of the founding members of the Energy Community and the Union for the Mediterranean. It ...more on Wikipedia

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest National Flags
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Canada is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Covering 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Its common border with the United States forms the world's longest land border. The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples. Beginning in the late 15th century, British and French colonies were established on the region's Atlantic coast. As a consequence of various conflicts, the ...more on Wikipedia

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