Meänflaku – the Tornedaler flag

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This post for social media is about the Meänflaku and the Tornedalers in Sweden. Tornedalers are one of Sweden's five official national minorities.

You can use the post on social media to commemorate Tornedalers day on 15 July.

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This is the Meänflaku, raised in many corners of Sweden today, on Tornedalers' Day.

Tornedalers are one of Sweden's five official national minorities. They have lived in the area around Torne Valley for centuries and speak Meänkieli, a language related to Finnish, Estonian and the Sami language, among others.

The name of the flag, regardless of language, is Meänflaku. The blue represents the summer sky, yellow the sun and white is for the winter-white wilderness.

In 2000, Meänkieli was recognised as one of Sweden’s official minority languages. The language is primarily spoken in the municipalities of Gällivare, Haparanda, Pajala, Kiruna, and Övertorneå.

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