Flag of Bolivia (GIF)

The national flag of Bolivia (Spanish: Bandera de Bolivia) is composed of three horizontal stripes, red, yellow, and green, with a Bolivian coat of arms at the center. The red stripe symbolizes the valor and bravery of the Bolivian people, as well as the blood shed by those who fought for the nation's independence. The yellow represents Bolivia's wealth and the country's desire for economic prosperity, while the green embodies the richness of its natural resources and the hope for a better future. The inclusion of the national coat of arms adds further depth to the flag's symbolism, incorporating additional elements that represent Bolivia's history, culture, and diverse resources. This flag serves as a powerful emblem of the nation's heritage, valor, and aspirations for prosperity.

Adopted:October 31, 1851
Designed by:Manuel Isidoro Belzu
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇧🇴

The coat of arms of Bolivia is a complex and highly symbolic emblem, encompassing various elements that reflect the nation's history and values. In the central elliptical emblem, the rising sun signifies hope and a new beginning, while the Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus represents the country's strong ties to Christianity. A llama, sheaf of wheat, and palm tree depict the country's rich natural resources and agriculture. Surrounding this central emblem are Bolivian flags, cannons, rifles, an axe, a liberty cap, a laurel, and olive branches, which collectively represent the nation's struggle for independence, freedom, and peace. At the top of the emblem, the Andean condor symbolizes the nation's freedom and sovereignty. Additionally, the stars in the emblem correspond to the various departments of Bolivia, serving as a symbol of the country's diverse regions and unity.

The Bolivia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Bolivia, officially the Multinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country in western-central South America. Its capital is Sucre (constitutional) and its population is about 11.83 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru.

The waving flag of Bolivia with its big coat of arms (unofficial)
Capitals:Sucre (constitutional),
La Paz (seat of government)
Other major city:Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Official language:Spanish
Region:South America
Ethnic groups:68% Mestizo,
20% Indigenous Bolivians,
5% White,
1% Black,
4% Other,
2% Unspecified
Religions:78% Roman Catholic,
19% Protestant,
3% non-religious
Nationality name:Bolivian
Area:1,098,581 km²
(424,164 sq mi)
Population:11.83 million (2021)
Country codes:BO, BOL (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.bo
Calling code:+591

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Bolivia (Spanish: Bandera y escudo de armas de Bolivia), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Bolivia
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Bolivia
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The coat of arms remains in the vertical flag as in the horizontal one. .
August 8, 2023 at 5:56 PM

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