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Two common crosses.
The bent cross.

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 Constellation
6 See also

Crosses as markings

Crosses as emblems

Crosses as symbols

Crosses in flags

Several flags have Crosses, especially Nordic ones.


The Southern Cross is a constellation of the Southern Hemisphere.

See also