A flag is a piece of with a distinctive design and colors. It is usually used as a symbol. Every country has their own flags with their own design representing their own country. It can be said that lag-like symbols have been described as far back as 11th century BC China and have been used by other ancient civilizations such as Egypt and Rome. There are 254 different flags in the world, covering all countries and dependent territories, all uniquely and beautifully designed. It is also said that the American Flag is the one flag that is the most recognized flag in the world.