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The largest flag ever made
Romanians make a 10,000-pound flag — and more in our collection of strangely compelling feats
The largest flag ever made AP Photo/Bogdan Cristel
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n the Romanian village of Clinceni, nearly 200 people helped unroll a gigantic version of Romania's blue, yellow, and red flag. It measured 1,145 feet by 744.5 feet. That's close to three football fields. The flag is made up of about 44 miles of thread, weighs about 10,000 pounds, and now holds the Guinness World Record for largest flag in the world.

Elena Scotti is TheWeek.com's assistant photo editor. She is a photographer and printmaker living in Brooklyn.

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