Topeka Flag Meaning

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Sunflower – Topeka’s connection as the state capital

Golden City – Topeka is known as the “Golden City” because of the way the sun washes over the land. The use of the sunflower was inspired by that visual.

Capital – represented by the five-point star, located where Topeka is on a map

Ad Astra Star – “To The Stars Through Difficulty,” a nod to our state motto, represented by the green arrow pointing to the white star; shows forward motion

Nine Petals – stands for the nine founders of Topeka