Italian Flag

Italian Flag

The Flag of Italy - Description of the Italian Flag

As the above picture of the Italian Flag indicates a tricolor of Red, White and Green

The description of the Italian Flag is as follows:

Three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red

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

White - peace and honesty

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

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

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

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

The Meaning & History of the Italian Flag - The Italian flag was inspired by a flag brought to Italy by the Emperor Napoleon

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