Flag of Guatemala (GIF)

The flag of Guatemala (Spanish: La bandera de Guatemala) consists of three vertical blue and white stripes with a centered coat of arms of Guatemala. The two blue stripes represent the fact that Guatemala is a country located between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. In addition, the blue color represents the sky over the country. The white color symbolizes peace and purity. This simple and elegant design reflects Guatemala's geography and its aspiration for peace.

Adopted:August 17, 1871
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇬🇹

The coat of arms of Guatemala features a quetzal bird, which is the national bird of Guatemala and a symbol of liberty. The quetzal is perched on a scroll that reads "Libertad 15 de Septiembre de 1821," marking Guatemala's independence day. Below the bird, there is a pair of rifles and bayonets crossed over two swords, symbolizing Guatemala's willingness to defend its sovereignty. Encircling the emblem is a laurel wreath, representing honor and victory. Overall, the coat of arms represents Guatemala's struggle for independence, its commitment to liberty, and its readiness to protect its sovereignty.

The Guatemala flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America. Its capital is Guatemala City, and its population is about 17.11 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and Mexico.

The waving flag of Guatemala without coat of arms
Capital and largest city:Guatemala City
Other major cities:Mixco,
Villa Nueva
Official language:Spanish
Region:Central America
Ethnic groups:41.5% Mestizo,
41% Amerindian,
17.5% European
Religions:45% Catholics,
42% Protestants,
11% No affiliation,
2% Other
Nationality name:Guatemalan
Area:108,889 km²
(42,042 sq mi)
Population:17.11 million (2021)
Country codes:GT, GTM (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.gt
Calling code:+502

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Guatemala
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Guatemala

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