What are the colors of Cook Islands flag?
The Cook Islands flag has 3 primary colors, which are blue, white and red.
The table below has the common and popular codes of these colors in HEX, RGB and CMYK formats along with Pantone (PMS), RAL and NCS (Natural Color System). Please note that HEX and RGB codes are to be used for digital works and web pages (including HTML and CSS) while the CMYK values are for printers.
The Cook Islands flag is known as Cook Islands Ensign.
What is the meaning of colors in the Cook Islands flag?
Blue, white and red, the three colors in the Cook Islands flag, stand for the pacific ocean, peace and the 15 islands of the group and blood spilt by martyrs in defense of the country, respectively. Also, specially in case of state flags, the meaning associated with the colors are generally endorsed by an official charter. However, at times the symbolism is simply understood by being descended from the culture of the land or has seeped so deeply into customs that, now, the two are inextricably linked. Please also note that there can be more than one meaning for the colors in the Cook Islands flag.