USA - UN Member
UsageNational and CivilPopulation 272,878,000
AdoptedMay 21 2004Area 9,629,091 Sq Kms
5,983,240 Sq Mi
ContinentNorth AmericaSize Ratio10:19
DescriptionThe flag of the United States bosts red, white, and blue. The stars represent each of the current states. If a new state is added, a new star is added to the flag on the following 4th of July. Thirteen colonies that formed the United States are represented by thirteen stripes.
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HistoryIn 1775, thirteen colonies rose against the British. They declared their independence from Britain on July 4th 1776. The Americans first adopted from the British Red Ensign, which was known as the Union Flag. From this, they developed what we know today as the "Stars and Stripes".
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