Flag of the Dominican Republic (GIF)

The flag of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: La bandera de la República Dominicana) consists of a bold design with a white cross that divides the flag into four quarters. The upper left and lower right quarters are blue, while the upper right and lower left quarters are red. There is also a national coat of arms in the center of the cross. Each color holds deep symbolism: blue represents liberty, justice, and the sky above; red stands for valor, bloodshed, and the sacrifices of the nation's heroes; and white symbolizes peace, integrity, and the land's desire for unity. The central white cross represents the sacrifices made by the country's founding fathers and the Christian faith of the Dominican people. This flag proudly reflects the nation's history, struggle for independence, and its enduring commitment to freedom and unity.

Adopted:November 6, 1863
Designed by:Juan Pablo Duarte
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇩🇴

The coat of arms of the Dominican Republic is a symbolic representation of the nation's history and values. The shield features six golden arrows, which symbolize the country's historic struggle for freedom, as well as a gold cross and an open Bible. These elements represent the country's Christian faith and its struggle for independence. Surrounding the shield are laurel and palm branches, symbolizing victory and peace. Above the shield, a blue ribbon carries the national motto "Dios, Patria, Libertad" (God, Fatherland, Freedom) in gold letters, emphasizing the importance of these principles in the nation's identity. Below the shield, a red ribbon displays the country's name, "República Dominicana," also in gold letters. This emblem proudly reflects the Dominican Republic's history, faith, and commitment to freedom and patriotism.

The Dominican Republic flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the 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 10.95 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Colombia, Haiti, and Venezuela.

The waving flag of the Dominican Republic with its coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Santo Domingo
Other major city:Santiago
Official language:Spanish
Ethnic groups:72.9% Multiracial,
16.1% White,
10.9% Black,
0.1% East Asian
Religions:95.0% Christians,
2.6% No religion,
2.2% Other Religions
Nationality name:Dominican
Area:48,671 km²
(18,792 sq mi)
Population:10.95 million (2021)
Country codes:DO, DOM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.do
Calling codes:+1-809, 1-829, 1-849

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_the_Dominican_Republic

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