Flag of Alaska

U.S state flag of Alaska
Facts, history and meaning about the flag of Alaska

The state flag of Alaska features a dark blue field with eight gold stars arranged in the shape of the Big Dipper and the North Star. The Big Dipper and the North Star are important symbols of Alaska, as they can be seen year-round in the state's northern skies. The stars are also arranged in a way that represents the state's position as the most northern state in the United States.

The dark blue color of the field represents the sky and the sea, while the gold color of the stars represents the state's wealth and resources. The flag's design was created by a 13-year-old boy named Benny Benson, who won a contest to design the state flag in 1927. Benson was an orphan who had been sent to a boarding school in Seward, Alaska, and his design was chosen out of over 700 entries from schoolchildren across the state.

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