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International Flags
Here is a colorful brain-teaser for you. Looking at these 15 flags, can you tell what they have in common that flags of no other countries can claim?

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Austria

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Botswana

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Costa Rica

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Georgia

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Israel

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Jamaica

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Japan

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Laos

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Latvia

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Libya (pre-2011)

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Macedonia

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Micronesia

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Nigeria

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Switzerland

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Thailand

Do you give up? If so, scroll down for the answer.

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All of these flags are symmetrical, both vertically and horizontally. That is, they are the same if viewed frontwards, backwards, right side up, or upside down.



Alan Headbloom