The flag of the British Virgin Islands was adopted in 1960. It is a Blue Ensign with the UK flag in the canton and the coat of arms of the British Virgin Islands. On the coat of arms is St. Ursula and the lamps of her virgin followers, from which the islands get their name. The British Virgin Islands Miniature Economy Polyester Flag is made in China from economy polyester and mounted on a wooden staff. Measures 12 in. x 18 in.