Flag of Haiti (GIF)



The flag of Haiti (French: drapeau d'Haïti, Haitian Creole: drapo Ayiti) is a two-color flag consisting of two horizontal bands of blue and red with a national coat of arms in a small white rectangle in the center. The blue color represents loyalty, perseverance, and justice, and the red color symbolizes hardiness, bravery, and strength. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on February 26, 1986.

Its coat of arms includes a Phrygian cap symbolizing freedom on a palm tree and cannons, cannonballs, bayonets, rifles, spears, flags, pennants, axes, ship anchors, bugles, and a drum, symbolizing their readiness to defend freedom and independence on a grassy hill.

The Haiti flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti, is a sovereign state on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles islands of the Caribbean Sea. Its capital is Port-au-Prince, and its population is about 11.54 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with The Bahamas, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica.

The waving flag of Haiti with its big coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Port-au-Prince
Other major cities:Cap-Haïtien,
Carrefour,
Delmas
Official languages:French, Haitian Creole
Region:Caribbean
Ethnic groups:95% Black,
5% Mixed and White
Religions:56.8% Catholicism,
29.6% Protestantism,
10.6% Unaffiliated,
3% Other
Nationality name:Haitian
Area:27,750 km²
(10,710 sq mi)
Population:11.54 million (2021)
Currency:Haitian gourde
Country codes:HT, HTI (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ht
Calling code:+509
Flag emoji code:🇭🇹


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Haiti (Haitian: Drapo ak anblèm Ayiti; French: Drapeau et armoiries d'Haïti), GIF

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