The beautiful flag map that will change the way you look at Europe

European countries have some pretty wonderful flags.

A recent reddit post produced a beautiful map of South America, with borders defined by flags that blended into one another wonderfully.

We thought it was worth giving this a try with European countries, given the wonderful flags our continent has on offer.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is an office favourite, but I'd personally recommend Albania's.

Check out our map below:

The oldest flag in Europe is the Dannebrog, Denmark's flag, which featured at the Battle of Lyndanisse in 1219.

The Union Flag was adopted in 1801.

If you think you're a flag geek, take on our fiendish quiz.

This article was originally published in 2016

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