NEPAL’S NATIONAL FLAG SECRETS – WHEN GEOMETRY AND MATH MAKE UNIQUE A FLAG

Do you remember the last Nepal‘s parade at the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony? In that situation, did you note the Nepal’s national flag? What shape is it?

Flag of Nepal

Flag of Nepal

It is the world’s only national flag that is not rectangular- nor square-shaped.

Although officially adopted in 1962, the Nepal’s flag has a long and fascinating history. Overall, it’s certainly peculiar for his odd unique shape, which is based on geometric and mathematical principles. Therefore, the most interesting fact is that Article 5 of the Nepal’s Constitution describes all the instructions to re-create this distinctive, double-triangular flag.

Watch this creative video to discover the mathematical secrets of the Nepal’s national flag:

In conclusion, for the most curious and experts of you, I suggest to have a look at this Geometric/Algebraic Construction of the Nepal’s Flag.

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