Flag of Nepal

About Nepali Flag:

  •  Nepal Flag: (नेपालको झण्डा) is the world's Only non-quadrilateral National Flag.
  •  The two Triangles of the flag represent himalaya mountains and also two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism.
  •  The crimson red colour of Nepali Flag is the color of the rhododendron (लाली गुरास), and it also indicate the brave spirits of the Nepalese people.
  •  The Blue border symbolizes the peace and harmony that have prevailed in the country since the age of Gautama Buddha, who was born in Nepal. It also represents the vast natural water resources in our country.
  •  The moon symbolizes the soothing and calm character of Nepalese people. It also symbolized the shades and the cool weather of the Himalayas
  •  While, the sun symbolize the fierce and bold character of Nepalese people to fend off threats from any enemy. This is why Nepal have not been colonized by any foreign power. It also symbolizes the head and high temperature at the lower part (Tarai region) of Nepal.

Finally, no other flag in the world is well thought and well designed as the Nepali Flag. Each and every aspect of Nepali flag conveys the history, symbolize the Geography of Nepal and also character of the Nepalese people.

Proportion of Nepal Flag: 11:9
Adoption of Nepal Flag: December 16, 1962
Design of Nepal Flag: Combination of two red triangles with blue border, with a sun and crescent moon.
Nepali Flag before Dec 16, 1962 Old Nepali Flag
Flag of Mustang: Mustang Flag
Flag of Kirat State - Nepal: Flag of Kirat - nepal

Maoist Declared, the Kirat Autonomous State out of the districts: Solukhumbu, Sankhuwasabha, Okhaldhunga, Khotang, Bhojpur and Udayapur. This is a national flag of the Kirati people which represented the Kirat-Desh (Kirat Country) in the very ancient War of Kurukshetra, described in the epic of Mahabharata and dated sometime between 5561 BC to 800 BC. Kirat Flag served as a model for the Nepali Flag and some are suggesting it should be adopted as the new national flag for Nepal

Color: The saffron yellow represents the sun will never set in Kiratdesa (Nepal)

Shape: The unique double triangle of Kirat flag symbolize Kirateas during Vedic age which is over 5000+ years ago. Also, represent the Himalayas

Symbol: The Circle represents the universe, both external and internal. The inner circle represents the Mother earth. The outer circle represent the sky or the Father sky. The bow and arrow symbolizes "Kiratas" as warriors.

The fact this significant piece of Nepali history was hidden from the world was because of the censorship imposed by the previous Hindu Shah-Rana leaders. But with the abolition of last Nepali monarch and the establishment of a federal democratic republic of Nepal in May 28, 2008, this is one of the many facts of Nepali history that is coming into daylight. [Source: Courtesy: New Spotlight & NTY 2011]

Veer Savarkar wrote: To the Independent Hindu kingdom of Nepal all Hindus feels itself most loyally attached and would ever strive to strain every nerve in defending its honour and integrity. It is the only part of our Mother Land which continues down to this day as a Dharma Kshettra unsullied by the humiliating shadow of an alien non-Hindu Flag