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How to copy and paste the Flag of Australia Emoji to any device.
- Copy the Australian Flag Emoji
Go to flagemoji.com and press the copy button (above). This works on any device.
- Paste the Emoji
Go to your email/iMessage/SMS texting service/document and paste the emoji.
For mobile devices
— double-tap or tap-hold, then paste should appear. Tap it.
For desktop and laptops on Apple devices
— command-P / ⌘-P
For desktop and laptops on Windows devices
Flag emojis are unicode symbols, like any other letter or number on your keyboard. This means you can copy and paste the emoji itself into your code, whatever the language (click the button above).
They actually count as two characters: the two-letter country code (the ISO international standard). The unicode and shortcode both represent country data which devices can interpret and display the emoji.
Emoji shortcodes are used on some platforms as a way for users to type in emojis from the keyboard. If you type the emoji shortcode on Github or Slack, the emoji will appear.
*The official name of the emoji is only the country name, not ‘Australia Flag’, for example.
The flag of Australia is made up of blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and a large seven-pointed star in the lower hoist-side quadrant known as the Commonwealth or Federation Star. This star represents the federation of the colonies of Australia in 1901. Each point represents one of the six original states, with the remaining point representing Australia’s territories. On the fly half is a depiction of the Southern Cross constellation in white with one small five-pointed star, and four larger seven-pointed stars.
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|Title||Advance Australia Fair|
|Composer||Peter Dodds McCormick|
The official national day of Australia, Australia Day, is celebrated annually on 26 January. It is referred to as Boxing Day.
The Australian flag consists of three elements: the Union Jack (Australia’s association with Great Britain), the Commonwealth Star (six of the stars represent the unity of the states) and the Southern Cross with its five stars (stars are a reminder of Australia’s geographical location).
The Australian Flag was first flown in 1901.
Australia’s is governed by Federal Parliamentary Democracy.
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