Flag of the Dominican Republic (GIF)



The flag of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: La bandera de la República Dominicana) consists of a centered white cross that extends to the edges and divides the flag into four areas. The tops are blue (left side) and red, and the bottom side is red (left side) and blue. There is also a national coat of arms on the cross. In the flag, blue represents freedom, white represents salvation, and red symbolizes the blood of heroes. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on March 21, 1908.

Its coat of arms features six golden arrows, a gold cross, and an open Bible on a flag-covered shield between laurel and palm branches.

The Dominican Republic flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
The Dominican Republic is a sovereign state on the island of Hispaniola in the greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. Its capital is Santo Domingo, and its population is about 10,736,000.

The waving flag of the Dominican Republic with its coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Santo Domingo (pop. 2,909,000)
Other major cities:Santiago (553,000)
Official languages:Spanish
Region:Caribbean
Ethnic groups:72.9% Multiracial
16.1% White
10.9% Black
0.1% East Asian
Religion:95.0% Christians
2.6% No religion
2.2% Other religions
Demonym:Dominican
Area:48,671 km²
(18,792 sq mi)
Population:10,736,000
Currency:Peso


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: La bandera y el escudo de armas de la República Dominicana), GIF

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