Moldova Flag Meaning & Details

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 Moldova Flag
 Flag Information
  • three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red

  • emblem in center of flag is of a Roman eagle of gold outlined in black with a red beak and talons carrying a yellow cross in its beak and a green olive branch in its right talons and a yellow scepter in its left talons

  • on its breast is a shield divided horizontally red over blue with a stylized aurochs head, star, rose, and crescent all in black-outlined yellow

  • based on the color scheme of the flag of Romania - with which Moldova shares a history and culture - but Moldova's blue band is lighter

  • the reverse of the flag does not display any coat of arms

    note: one of only three national flags that differ on their obverse and reverse sides - the others are Paraguay and Saudi Arabia


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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