Brazilian Flag

Brazilian Flag

The Flag of Brazil - Description of the Brazilian Flag

The description of the Brazilian Flag is as follows:

The overall Brazilian flag background is green

With a large yellow diamond in the center

The diamond bears a blue celestial globe with 27 white five-pointed stars (one for each state and the Federal District) arranged in the same pattern as the night sky over Brazil

The globe has a white equatorial band with the motto ORDEM E PROGRESSO (Order and Progress)

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

Yellow - the Brazilian gold reserves

Green -  the Amazon Rainforest, the Atlantic Jungle, and the Pantana

The basic style shown in the picture of the Brazilian 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 Brazilian flag is described as 10:17

The Meaning & History of the Brazilian Flag - Brazil's current flag was inspired by the flag of the former Brazilian Empire

November 19th 1889 - The Brazilian Republican flag was officially adopted

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