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A Greek cross (all arms of equal length), straight and rotated by 45 degrees.

The bent cross or Svastika.

A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two lines or bars crossing each other at a 90° angle, dividing one or two of the lines in half. It is one of the most ancient human symbols and crosses are symbols of many religions.

Table of contents
1 Crosses as markings
2 Crosses as emblems
3 Crosses as symbols
4 Crosses in flags
5 The cross in heraldry
6 Constellation
7 See also
8 External link

Crosses as markings

Crosses as emblems

Crosses as symbols

Crosses in flags

Several flags have Crosses, including all the nations of Scandinavia.

The cross in heraldry

See heraldry.


The Southern Cross is a constellation of the Southern Hemisphere.

See also

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