Taiwan Flag

Taiwan Flag

The Flag of Taiwan - Description of the Taiwan Flag

The description of the Taiwan Flag is as follows:

Red with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Taiwan flag represent theThree Principles of the People:

Blue represents democracy

Red represents nationalism

White represents people's livelihood

The basic style shown in the picture of the Taiwan flag is described Canton 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 Taiwan flag is described as 2:3 ( length 1 times the height )

The left half of the flag ( viewer's left side ) is called the Hoist

The upper left quarter of the flag is called the Canton

The right half of the flag is called the Fly

The Meaning & History of the Taiwan Flag

The emblem on the Taiwan flag pictures a white sun with 12 triangular rays which symbolize the twelve months

The Taiwan flag was designed by Lu Hao-tung in 1895

It was adopted as the national flag on December 17, 1928

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