Chile Flag

Chile Flag

Flag of Chile - Description of the Chile Flag

As the above picture of the Chile Flag indicates the overall background is Red, blue and white

The description of the of the Chile Flag is as follows:

Two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red

There is a blue square the same height as the white band at the hoist-side end of the white band

The square bears a white five-pointed star in the center

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

White - the snow of the Andes

Red - represents the blood of patriots who fought for independence

Blue - the blue of the skies

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right. Protocol dictates that it can hang horizontally or vertically, but the star must always be located in the top-left canton corner

The Meaning & History of the Chile Flag - The Chile five pointed Single star is to emphasise the fact that Chile is an Unitarian republic as opposed to a Federal republic

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