Flag of Venezuela: meaning and colors

Along with the anthem and the coat of arms, the municipal flag of Venezuela is one of the sovereignty of the signs of the country and the main freedoms. To be able to realize what Meaning is the flag of this country, it is necessary to refer to the story. Specifically, the acts of the past years have rendered a note on its appearance.

So the Venezuela flag looks:

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History of the flag of Venezuela

The creation of the flag is closely connected with the national liberation movement of the people because the Bolivarian Republic has previously stayed under the oppression of Spain for a long time.

More than three hundred years of colonial dependence resulted in the fact that at the 2nd half of the 90s of the XVIII century, the compotary of independence adherents was organized, headed by Jese Maria Espanya and Manuel Gaul. Then, people were founded at the original time under the free banner of 4 horizontal stripes of various colors: white, blue, red, and yellow. These colors personified white, blacks, redheads, and mulatto. And even though the uprising was suppressed, the same colors were used in subsequent years in the flags of movement of resistance, but their Meaning changed.

The flag that is currently used in the initial time was raised in Jacmel Bay Islands Haiti Onboard the ship named “Leandra” in 1806. The creator of the flag is considered to be Francisco Miranda, the famous favorite of the movement of resistance. On this ship, he with a group of volunteers went from New York to South America.

In the coming under this banner, an attempt was made to declare independence (1810 g), the Venezuelan Republic (1st in 1811-1812 and 2nd in 1813-1814 and 2nd in 1813-1814) were proclaimed, and in 1816-1822 Simon Bolivar with his army released the country from of the Spaniards, and she eventually became completely free. At the moment, the flag days are celebrated in Venezuela on August 3.

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  • Flag of Venezuela 1810-1813

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  • Flag of Venezuela 1813-1817

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  • Flag of Venezuela 1817-1830

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  • Venezuela flag 1830-1836

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  • April 16, 1836 – February 1859

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  • February 1859 – June 1859

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  • June 1859 – July 29, 1863

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  • July 29, 1863 – March 28, 1905

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  • March 28, 1905 – September 15, 1930

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  • Flag of Venezuela 1930-1954

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  • Flag of Venezuela 1954-2006


Like the rest of the Spanish colonies, which in the struggle for independence made the association of states called “Great Colombia” (not counting Venezuela in the direction included Ecuador, Panama, Colombia), the flag of Venezuela has stripes of yellow, blue, and red colors. They are located horizontally and monotonous in width, and the flag itself has proportions of 2:3. In the center of the semicircle, there are 8 five-pointed stars.

There are two official flag guesses: civil and for-service introduction in the world.

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  • Venezuela flag

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  • Flag of service deployment

Colors flag of Venezuela

The modern flag has 4 colors, three horizontal stripes:

  1. Yellow;
  2. Blue;
  3. Red;
  4. White stars centered blue stripes.

In cases, at the time, at the time, at the time, when the country flag arises at international events, in its upper left corner there is also a state emblem of the Free Republic.

Meaning colors flag of Venezuela

  1. Yellow strip personifies the wealth and well-being of the whole civilization, hot sun, national sovereignty, consent, and justice.
  2. The blue stripe symbolizes the serene sky and the water of the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean, wash the country, and rivers and lakes inside her.
  3. The red strip is blood poured by fighters for the liberation of the native country. Apart from this, this color is not counting this is interpreted as an expression of love, progress, and power.
  4. The number of stars in the center of the flag is not just like this: they personify eight provinces, which formed in 1811 the place of Venezuela, becoming part of the “Huge Colombia”. These provinces were:
  • Barinas,
  • Barcelona,
  • Caracas,
  • Kumana,
  • Margarita,
  • Merida,
  • Trujillo,
  • Western Guinea.

On this day, the country is exhausted no longer for seven provinces, but by 23 administrative states and one district, but the flag has been preserved in the version, with which government took its independence.

Non-specialized information about Venezuela

Official language Spanish
Capital Caracas
Territory 916 445 km2
Population 28 887 118 people
Currency Sovereign Bolivar (VES, code 928)
Telephone code +58
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