Honduras Flag

Honduras Flag

OFlag of Honduras - Description of the Honduras Flag

As the above picture of the Honduras Flag indicates the overall background is sky blue and white

The Honduras Flag is described as follows:

Three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue with five blue, five-pointed stars arranged in an 'X' pattern centered in the white band

The stars represent the members of the former Federal Republic of Central America - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Honduras, and Nicaragua

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

White - peace and honesty

Blue - the sea and the sky  - vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance & justice

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

The Meaning & History of the Honduras Flag - The Honduras emblem shows five stars representing the United Provinces of Central America of 1823 which also includes Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua

The flag of Honduras was adopted on January 9, 1866

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