Category:Flags of the European Union

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The European Union (like also the former European Communities) actually uses under permission, as one of its own official emblems, the official and flag of the Council of Europe, which originally designed it for display throughout Europe (at large, including in European countries that are not members of the Council of Europe), years before the European Communities were created.

This flag (rectangular and blue with twelve yellow five-pointed stars forming a circle) is simply and officially named “flag of Europe” or “European flag”, and not “flag of the European Union” (which is too restrictive). The number of stars is also not associated to the number of members in any European organization.

The European Union uses other flags or symbols (possibly but not necessarily created as variations of the European flag) for visual identity of some of their bodies or agencies.

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