Bolivia Flag Meaning & Details

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 Bolivia Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of red (top), yellow, and green with the coat of arms centered on the yellow band

  • red stands for bravery and the blood of national heroes, yellow for the nation's mineral resources, and green for the fertility of the land

    note: similar to the flag of Ghana, which has a large black five-pointed star centered in the yellow band

  • in 2009, a presidential decree made it mandatory for a so-called wiphala - a square, multi-colored flag representing the country's indigenous peoples - to be used alongside the traditional flag


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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