Four fascinating flag facts.
- The Flag of Scotland, also known as the Saltire or Cross of St Andrew is one of the three constituent crosses of the Union Flag of the United Kingdom.
- The Flag of Tenerife is also a white saltire on a blue ground but the blue is darker.
- The reverse, a blue saltire on a white background, is used as the ensign for the Russian navy.
- The Battle Flag of the Confederacy features a darker blue saltire.