Cuban Flag

Cuban Flag

Flag of Cuban - Description of the Cuban Flag

As the above picture of the Cuban Flag indicates the overall background is tricolor of red, white and blue

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

White - peace and honesty

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

Blue - vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance & justice

Further symbolism is associated with the colors of the Cuban flag

The Meaning & History of the Cuban Flag. The colors represent the following:

Blue stripes refer to the three old divisions of the island

White to the strength of the independent ideal

Red triangle stands for equality, fraternity and freedom and the blood split in the struggle for independence

The lone star symbolizes the absolute freedom among the Cuban people

The basic style shown in the picture of the Cuban flag is described as Triangle 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 Cuban flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The left half of the flag ( viewer's left side ) is called the Hoist and pictures a red equilateral triangle bearing a white, five-pointed star in the center

The flag field consists of five equal horizontal bands of blue (top and bottom) alternating with white

The Cuban flag was adopted on May 20, 1902

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