BES island flags

J Andrew Lipscomb silverpie2 at
Wed Sep 23 11:27:43 CDT 2020

Flags are based on the ISO 3166 standards, which consider those three islands as a single entity coded as BQ (which the codepoints you mention stand for). There is no one flag that represents the group in question specifically. The designers of most emoji fonts chose the Bonaire flag because it is the most populated of them (Facebook goes the other way and simply shows the Dutch tricolor).

Flags for second-level entities are encodable, but generally not implemented except for England, Scotland, and Wales. 

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> Are there plans to add Flag emojis for Sint Eustatius and Saba . They currently seem to be lumped together with Bonaire which has the code U+1F1E7 U+1F1F6

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