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Haiti Flag


Flag of Haiti
Flag Name(s)Bicolour [Flag Of Haiti]
Aspect Ratio(3:5)
Color Scheme blue,red,white,yellow,green
Color and Design

A horizontal bicolour of blue and red, charged with the Coat of Arms in a small white box in the center.

Meaning & SymbolismThe blue and red colors are taken from the French tricolor and represent the union of blacks and mulattoes. The arms are composed of a cabbage palm surmounted by the Phrygian cap of liberty and ornamented with trophies (rifles, flags, hatchets, cannons, cannonballs, trumpets, anchors etc). The motto means "Union Makes Strength".
Description and Brief History

The flag of Haiti is the national flag of the Republic of Haiti. It is a bicolour flag featuring two horizontal bands coloured blue and red, emblazoned by a white rectangular panel bearing the coat of arms of Haiti. The coat of arms depicts a trophy of weapons atop a green hill and a royal palm symbolizing independence. The palm is topped by the Cap of Liberty. The motto L'Union fait la Force ("Unity makes strength") appears on a white ribbon below the arrangement.

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