The flag of Scotland features a white saltire, a
Crux decussata (X-shaped cross) representing the cross of the
Christian martyr Saint Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland, on a
blue field. It is known as the Saltire or the Saint Andrew's Cross.
In heraldic language, it may be blazoned Azure, a saltire
The Saltire is one of the oldest flags in the
world, traditionally dating back to the 9th century, and is the
oldest national flag still in modern use, the oldest state flag
being Denmark's Dannebrog...