The flag of Tibet features two snow lions clutching a flaming blue, white and orange jewel and a blue and orange taijitu; this scene is set on a white mountain in the form of a triangle with a gold sun rising above it surrounded by alternating red and blue rays. The flag's border is gold along all but the fly side of the flag. The flag of Tibet is also known as the 'Snow Lion' flag.
The flag of Tibet came into being in 1916; however, it is illegal in present day Tibet to fly the flag as it is seen by the Chinese government as a symbol of separatism. The flag continues to be used by the Central Tibetan Administration based in India.
The flag's ratio is 5:8.
The flag of Tibet flies