Flag of Croatia (GIF)

The flag of Croatia (Croatian: Zastava Hrvatske) has a striking and meaningful design, featuring three horizontal stripes of red, white, and blue with the national coat of arms in the center. These colors are drawn from the flags of the historic constituent states of the Croatian Kingdom, reflecting the nation's historical heritage and unity. Red symbolizes qualities like hardiness, courage, and strength, while white signifies peace and honesty, and blue represents values such as truth, loyalty, perseverance, and justice. The inclusion of the national coat of arms further emphasizes Croatia's historical identity and sovereignty. Overall, this flag is a powerful symbol of Croatia's rich history, values, and aspirations for a just and peaceful society.

Adopted:December 21, 1990
Designed by:Miroslav Šutej
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇭🇷

The coat of arms of Croatia is a distinctive emblem featuring a red and white checkered shield with five small shields on top. The red and white checkered pattern, known as "chequy" or "chessboard," has deep historical significance, dating back to the medieval Kingdom of Croatia. It represents the unity and strength of the Croatian people. The design is completed by five small shields, known as "escutcheons," each displaying a different historical emblem, symbolizing the country's five historical regions and further highlighting Croatia's rich and diverse history. This coat of arms serves as a powerful symbol of Croatian identity, resilience, and cultural heritage, reflecting the nation's enduring pride and sovereignty.

The Croatia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country in the Adriatic Sea at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe. Its capital is Zagreb, and its population is approximately 3.899 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.

Capital and largest city:Zagreb
Other major cities:Split,
Official language:Croatian
Region:Southern Europe
Ethnic groups:90.42% Croats,
4.36% Serbs,
5.22% others
Religions:91.06% Christians,
4.57% Irreligious,
1.47% Muslims,
2.90% others
Nationality name:Croatian
Area:56,594 km²
(21,851 sq mi)
Population:3.899 million (2021)
Country codes:HR, HRV (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.hr
Calling code:+385

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Croatia (Croatian: Zastava i grb Hrvatske), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Croatia
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Croatia

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