Can anyone explain the origin of the flag of Georgia and its symbols ?

By Traveller June 16, 2019
Tbilisi

Can anyone explain the origin of the flag of Georgia and its symbols ?

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By David Traveller June 16, 2019

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Georgia,as well as England is patron of saint George, and flag is inspired by saint George's flag. Thats why both flags look alike
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Thanks again
hello,dear David

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Nino zaqutashvili
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The flag of Georgia is Georgia's symbol of Christianity.
Jesus Christ and the Four Evangelist
The Georgian national flag is a white rectangle, with in its central portion a large red cross touching all four sides of the flag. In the four corners there are four bolnur-katskhuri crosses.
The five crosses on the current Georgian flag are sometimes interpreted as representing either the Five Holy Wounds, or alternatively Christ and the Four Evangelists.
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Thank you , any link to the Knights of St John ?
No, I don't think so. Actually it has become a Georgian flag quite recently, in 2000ies, and one of the reasonings the supporters of it were bringing, was the fact that Queen Tamar in XIII century was using this flag during the battles and other military operations.