Flag of Costa Rica (GIF)



The national flag of Costa Rica (Spanish: Bandera de Costa Rica) consists of five horizontal bands in blue, white, and red, with a coat of arms on the red band. The color blue represents the sky, opportunities, idealism, and perseverance. The color white symbolizes peace, wisdom, and happiness. The red color expresses the warmth and generosity of the Costa Rican people, as well as the martyrs' blood spilled in the country's defense. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on November 27, 1906.

In addition, its coat of arms has three volcanoes, symbolizing the three mountain ranges in the country; two seas, representing the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; two sailing ships, symbolizing maritime; seven stars, representing the provinces of the country; and golden beads, symbolizing the coffee beans, an important product of the country.

The Costa Rica flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Costa Rica, which is officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America. Its capital is San José, and its population is about 5.139 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Panama.

The waving flag of Costa Rica without a coat of arms
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:San Jose
Other major cities:Puerto Limon,
Alajuela,
Heredia
Official language:Spanish
Region:Central America
Ethnic groups:83.6% Mestizo,
6.7% Mulatto,
2.4% Amerindian,
1.1% African,
6.2% Others
Religions:52% Catholic,
25% Protestant,
17% Irreligion,
3% Buddhism and others,
3% Unknown
Nationality name:Costa Rican
Area:51,100 km²
(19,700 sq mi)
Population:5.139 million (2021)
Currency:Costa Rican colon
Country codes:CR, CRI (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.cr
Calling code:+506
Flag emoji code:🇨🇷


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Costa Rica (Spanish: Bandera y escudo de armas de Costa Rica), GIF
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3 comments:


Anonymous
Wikipedia has updated the flag colours with Pantone shades of red and blue.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Costa_Rica_(state).svg
October 22, 2022 at 1:39 PM
admin
I am having a software problem while rendering these colors (some frames are broken). Sometimes that happens and I have to deal with it for hours. I wanted to see if it's the official colors, but the official source in the Wikipedia discussion doesn't work. Also, I think the tones available on this page look more beautiful and harmonious. I'll try again if the colors are updated again.
October 22, 2022 at 10:48 PM
Anonymous
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Costa_Rica.svg
It seems the colours remain unchanged on this version
November 8, 2022 at 1:23 AM

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