Banner o Cambodie

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The naitional banner o Cambodie wis readoptit in 1993, efter elections returned the monarchy tae rule.

Brief heestory[eedit | eedit soorce]

Syne aroond 1850, the Cambodien banner haes featurt a depiction o Angkor Wat in the center. The current banner, wi a blue border an reid central (the stripes ar in the ratio 1:2:1) wis adoptit followin Cambodie's unthirldom in 1948. It wis uised till October 9, 1970, when a new banner wis introduced for Lon Nol's Khmer Republic that lasted till the takeover o the Khmer Rouge in 1975. The subsequent state o Democratic Kampuchea, which existit frae 1975 tae 1979, uised a reid banner wi a three-towered Angkor Wat design retained in yellae.

The Fowkrepublic o Kampuchea wis established in 1979, efter the Vietnamese invasion o Cambodi. The Kampuchean Naitional Unitit Front for Naitional Salvation (FUNSK) revived the banner adoptit bi the Khmer Issarak in the days o anti-French resistance for the new state. This banner haed the same colour pattern as the DK banner, but wi a yellae five-touered Angkor Wat silhouette. When the PRK renamed itself as "State o Cambodia" (SOC) in 1989, the banner's lawer half became blue. The UNTAC banner wis uised during the 1992-1993 transitional period alang wi the banner o the SOC within Cambodie.

In 1993 the 1948 Cambodian banner wis readopted. The current Cambodian banner holds the distinction o bein the anerlie banner in the warld tae featur a building in its design. Red an blue ar traditional colors o Cambodie.

The banner uised the day is the same as that established in 1948, awtho syne then 5 ither designs hae been uised. These hae awmaist aw made uise o the image o the temple o Angkor Wat in ane form or anither. This famous temple site, which dates frae the 12t century, wis biggit bi the Mahidharapura monarchs. It haes 5 touers, but these wur no always aw depicted in the stylized version uised on flags. The temple an aa appears on the arms. The monarchy wis restored in September 1993, the 1948 banner haein been readopted in Juin o that year.

Royal Standard[eedit | eedit soorce]

Banner Duration Uise
1993- Royal Standard o the Keeng o Cambodie

Historical naitional banners[eedit | eedit soorce]

Banner Duration Uise
1863- Mairch 1945, October 1945-1948 Banner o Cambodie unner French protection
Mairch - October 1945 Banner o the short-lived Cambodien Pro-Tokyo puppet state established unner the Japanese occupation o Cambodie
1948-1970, 1993-present Banner o the Kinrick o Cambodie
1970-1975 Banner o the Khmer Republic
1975-1979 Banner o Democratic Kampuchea
1979-1989 Banner o the Fowkrepublic o Kampuchea
1989-1991 Banner o the State o Cambodie[1]
1992-1993 Banner o the Unitit Naitions Transitional Authority in Cambodie (UNTAC)

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