Flag of Dominican Republic


    Dominican Republic Flag facts
    Adopted: November 6, 1863
    Proportion (width:length): 2:3
    Designer: Juan Pablo Duarte






    Dominican Republic Flag - Information
    The national flag of Dominican Republic features a centered white cross that extends to the edges and divides the flag into four rectangles; the top ones are blue (hoist side) and red, and the bottom ones are red (hoist side) and blue. The national coat of arms, featuring a shield with the flag design and supported by a bay laurel branch (left) and a palm frond (right), is at the center of the cross. Above the shield, a blue ribbon displays the national motto Dios, Patria, Libertad (English: God, Fatherland, Liberty). Below the shield, the words República Dominicana appear on a red ribbon (this red ribbon is depicted in more recent versions as having its tips pointing upward). In the center of the shield, flanked by three spears (two of them holding Dominican banners) on each side, is a Bible with a small cross above it and said to be opened to the Gospel of John, chapter 8, verse 32, which reads Y la verdad os hará libres (And the truth shall make you free)




    Dominican Republic Flag - colors meaning/symbolism
    Blue stands for liberty
    White stands for salvation
    Red represents the blood of heroes
    Dominican Republic flag history and facts


    The flag was designed by the leader of the Trinitarians, the founding father (Padre de la Patria) Juan Pablo Duarte. To create distinct flags for state and civil use, the coat of arms, adopted in 1844, was placed on the state flag. National flag of Dominican Republic is the only national flag with a bible in it

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