Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon Date Flag first adopted: Uses Flag of France
Description: A yellow sailing ship facing the hoist side rides on a dark blue background with yellow wavy lines
under the ship; on the hoist side, a vertical band is divided into three parts: the top part (called ikkurina)
is red with a green diagonal cross extending to the corners overlaid by a white cross dividing the rectangle
into four sections; the middle part has a white background with an ermine pattern; the third part has a red
background with two stylized yellow lions outlined in black, one above the other; these three heraldic arms
represent settlement by colonists from the Basque Country (top), Brittany, and Normandy; the flag of France is
used for official occasions.