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  thong kha khaay

 

Thailand

The former Siamese Civil Ensign and national flag of Siam, used briefly between 1916 and 1917.

 

It consists of a red field with with two horizontal white stripes. Its Thai name thong kha khaay refers to the fact taht it was initially used as a maritime flag on merchant ships.

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