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Washington, D.C.
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Proportion 1:2
Adopted October 15, 1938; 84 years ago (1938-10-15)
Design Argent two bars Gules, in chief three mullets of the second.
Designed by Charles A. R. Dunn
(Original Designer)
Commissioner Melvin C. Hazen
(Official Designer)
Arthur E. Du Bois
(Official Designer)

The flag of Washington, D.C. is made up of three red stars above two red bars on a white background. It is an armorial banner based on the design of the coat of arms granted to George Washington's great-great-great-grandfather, Lawrence Washington.

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