Flag of Haiti (GIF)

The flag of Haiti (French: drapeau d'Haïti, Haitian Creole: drapo Ayiti) is a powerful emblem with a simple yet meaningful design, featuring two horizontal bands of blue and red with a white square in the center bearing the coat of arms. The blue symbolizes loyalty, perseverance, justice, and the country's historical struggle for independence and freedom from colonial rule, while the red represents hardiness, bravery, strength, and the bloodshed and sacrifice of the nation's people in the fight for freedom. The white square signifies purity and unity among the Haitian people. This flag eloquently portrays Haiti's history of struggle and its enduring commitment to unity, freedom, and strength.

Adopted:February 26, 1986
Designed by:Catherine Flon
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇭🇹

The coat of arms of Haiti is a richly symbolic emblem, featuring several elements. In the center, there is a palm tree, which has long been a symbol of independence and freedom, particularly from colonial rule. On either side of the palm tree, there are cannons, signifying the country's military strength and the will to defend its sovereignty. Above the palm tree, a red Phrygian cap, a symbol of liberty and revolution, is depicted on a pole. There are also cannonballs, bayonets, rifles, spears, flags, pennants, axes, ship anchors, pipes, and drums on a grassy hill, symbolizing their readiness to defend freedom and independence. Beneath them is the nation's motto, "L'Union Fait La Force," meaning "Unity Makes Strength." This coat of arms eloquently portrays Haiti's history of fighting for independence and the enduring values of liberty, unity, and strength that are fundamental to the nation's identity.

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)
Capital and largest city:Port-au-Prince
Other major cities:Cap-Haïtien,
Official languages:French, Haitian Creole
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)
Country codes:HT, HTI (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ht
Calling code:+509

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Haiti
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Haiti

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