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During World War 1, these islands were conquered and ruled by the Japanese until liberation by the United States at the end of World War 2. In 1947, the United Nations recognized a trust territory over the former Japanese possessions, to be administered by the United States. Northern Mariana's broke away from the sprawling US Pacific Trust Territory in 1976, and its flag was adopted the same year.
The flag has a blue background, representing the Pacific Ocean, the shade used, UN Blue, reflects the Island's former UN Trust status. The large white star, representing the Islands, appears in front of a chalice shaped Latte stone, a symbol of the Chamorro people who comprise the majority of the population, the wreath of 4 flowers, ylang-ylang, seyur, ang'gha and teibwo, is a symbol of the indigenous Carolinian culture.Contact us to purchase