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Japan Infographics: see the text below for details

 

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Japan

Japan is an island country lying off the east coast of Asia.

Symbols on the Flag

[image of Japanese flag]
The red disc represents the sun, a traditional symbol of Japan. the disc is called Hinomaru, meaning the “circle of the sun."

White represents purity and honesty.

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Greece Infographics, see the text below for details

 

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Greece

Greece is the southernmost of the countries of the Balkan Peninsula.

Symbols on the Flag: [image of Greek flag]

White cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of Greece.
The nine stripes represent the nine syllables of the phrase Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος ("Freedom or Death").

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Albania infographic, see the text below for details.

Albania
Albania is a small country in Southeastern Europe.

Symbols on the Flag:

  • Red: bravery, strength, valour and bloodshed

  • Double headed eagle: sovereign state of Alban of Albania

Fast Facts:

  • Area: 11,100 square miles

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Bolivia infographics: please see the text below for details.

Bolivia

Bolivia is a country of west-central South America.

 

Symbols on the Flag

Red – Valour of the army

Yellow – Richness of mineral resources

Green – Fertility of the land

 

Fast Facts

Area: 424,165 sq mi; 1,098,581 sq km

Population: 11,842,000

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El Salvador Infographic: see the text below for more information

 

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El Salvador 

El Salvador is the smallest and most densely packed country in Central America.

Symbols on the Flag

  • National motto “dios, unión, libertad” (“God, union, liberty”)

  • White stripe represents peace

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