Croatia Flag Meaning & Details

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 Croatia Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and blue - the Pan-Slav colors - superimposed by the Croatian coat of arms

  • the coat of arms consists of one main shield (a checkerboard of 13 red and 12 silver (white) fields) surmounted by five smaller shields that form a crown over the main shield

  • the five small shields represent five historic regions, they are (from left to right): Croatia, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia

    note: the Pan-Slav colors were inspired by the 19th-century flag of Russia


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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