Flag of Honduras (GIF)

The national flag of Honduras consists of three horizontal bands of blue (turquoise from 2022) and white, with five blue stars centered on the white band. Blue (turquoise) represents the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and also the sky and brotherhood. The color white symbolizes the land between the ocean and the sea, the peace and prosperity of its people, and the purity of thoughts. The stars represent the five nations of the former Federal Republic of Central America and the hopes of the nations to reunite. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the current version of the flag was adopted in 1898.

Its coat of arms contains many symbols that refer to the country's history, lands, and the diversity of its natural resources, as well as symbolizing peace, equality, freedom, and hope.

The Honduras flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras, is a republic in Central America. Its capital is Tegucigalpa, and its population is about 9,158,000.

The waving flag of Honduras with its coat of arms (unofficial)

Capital and largest city:Tegucigalpa (pop. 1,127,000)
Other major cities:San Pedro Sula (638,000)
Choloma (223,000)
Official languages:Spanish
Region:Central America
Ethnic groups:90% Mestizo
7% Amerindian
2% Afro-Honduran
1% White
Religion:39% Protestants
37% Catholics
22% None/Atheist/Agnostic
2% Others
Area:112,492 km²
(43,433 sq mi)

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


Honduras' flag changed colour recently with the inauguration of a new president.
February 8, 2022 at 8:42 PM
Updated to new turquoise color.
February 22, 2022 at 2:33 AM

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