quarta-feira, 18 de junho de 2014

Flag of Ecuador

Ecuador flag and description
Flag of Ecuador
Flag Description: three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Columbia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830; the yellow color represents sunshine, grain, and mineral wealth, blue the sky, sea, and rivers, and red the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom and justice 
note: similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms
Source: CIA World Factbook

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