Bolivian Flag

Bolivian Flag

The Flag of Bolivia - Description of the Bolivian Flag

As the above picture of the Bolivian Flag indicates the background is tri-color - Red, yellow and green

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Bolivian flag represent the following:

Yellow - a symbol of generosity

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance

The basic style shown in the picture of the Bolivian flag is described Emblem -reflecting the central design of the flag pattern

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the Bolivian flag is described as 2:3 ( length 1 times the height )

The emblem on the Bolivian flag pictures the Bolivian coat of arms which depicts a crest surrounded by Bolivian flags, muskets, olive branches, and has an Andean condor on top

The Meaning & History of the Bolivian Flag - The Bolivian coat of arms shows a mountain and plains which represents the geography of the country. A llama is also shown representing the national animal

The crossed muskets symbolize the struggle for independence

The olive branches symbolize peace

The eagle symbolizes liberty


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