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Facts and History of Martinique Flag

European Island with unofficial snake flag: Facts and History of Martinique Flag

bedtimestoryforkids.netBeing located in the Caribbean Sea, the Martinique Island is a one of the 26 French regions and is considered part of the European Union.

The official Martinique Flag is the French blue-white-red tricolour, but its unofficial snake flag dates back in the 18th century when an edict was emitted by France that the vessels belonging to the Martinique colonies should have a version of the French ensign, in this case a blue field having a white cross and a snake in the middle of it.

The unusual facts and history of Martinique Flag are the actual immense distances between France and Martinique Island that didnít was an impasse in making it a French Region and an island with Euro currency.

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