Bhutan Flag Meaning & Details


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  • divided diagonally from the lower hoist-side corner

  • the upper triangle is yellow and the lower triangle is orange

  • centered along the dividing line is a large black and white dragon facing away from the hoist side

  • the dragon, called the Druk (Thunder Dragon), is the emblem of the nation

  • its white color stands for purity and the jewels in its claws symbolize wealth

  • the background colors represent spiritual and secular powers within Bhutan: the orange is associated with Buddhism, while the yellow denotes the ruling dynasty

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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