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At Rockefeller Plaza, the American flag (center), flag of Republic of Madagascar (left), and national flag of the Netherlands (right), flying in windy day, in front of 30 Rockefeller Center, GE Building, seen from low angle, in Manhattan, New York City, USA, on January 24, 2012. <br />
All 3 are official national flags of member states of United Nations:<br />
At left is flag of Republic of Madagascar, with two equal horizontal rectangles - top red and bottom green, though not included in this view is the left vertical white section.<br />
At center, is flag of the United States of America has 50 small 5-pointed white stars, representing the 50 states of the union, in nine offset horizontal rows on a field of blue in upper corner, and horizontal 13 stripes alternating in color, 7 red stripes and 6 white stripes, representing the original 13 colonies.<br />
At right, is flag of the Netherlands is three equal horizontal stripes - red (bright vermilion) stripe on top, white (silver) stripe in middle, and blue (cobalt blue) stripe on bottom.
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