Flag of Nicaragua (GIF)

The flag of Nicaragua (Spanish: Bandera de Nicaragua) consists of three horizontal bands of blue, white, and blue, with the country's national coat of arms centered on the white band. The two blue stripes represent the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, symbolizing Nicaragua's geographical location and its aspirations for unity and liberty. The white band signifies the purity, virtue, and peace embraced by the Nicaraguan people. The coat of arms features a rainbow, five volcanoes, and a Phrygian cap, which allude to the country's bright future, the five Central American nations, and the quest for freedom. This flag embodies Nicaragua's natural beauty, its historical struggle for independence, and its enduring spirit of resilience and hope.

Adopted:September 4, 1908
August 27, 1971 (official)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇳🇮

The coat of arms of Nicaragua on a waving white flag
The coat of arms of Nicaragua is a rich emblem that encapsulates the nation's history and values. It features a prominent triangle, symbolizing equality and justice, with five volcanoes representing the five member states of the United Provinces of Central America. The seas symbolize the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean that bathe the eastern and western coasts of the country, highlighting Nicaragua's geographical significance. The white rays of light from the central part of the triangle represent freedom, with a pale blue sky as a background that symbolizes glory, heroism, and sacrifice for freedom. A rainbow arches over the triangle, signifying peace and the bright future of the nation. Within the triangle, there is a Phrygian cap, a symbol of freedom. The words "Republica de Nicaragua" (Republic of Nicaragua) encircle the emblem, highlighting the nation's sovereignty and identity. This coat of arms reflects Nicaragua's historical journey, its commitment to peace and freedom, and its hope for a prosperous future.

The Nicaragua flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Nicaragua, officially known as the Republic of Nicaragua, is a country located on the Central American isthmus. Its capital is Managua, and its population is about 6.702 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, and Panama.

The waving flag of Nicaragua with its big coat of arms (unofficial)
Capital and largest city:Managua
Other major cities:León,
Official language:Spanish
Region:Central America
Ethnic groups:69% Mestizo,
17% White,
9% Black,
5% Indigenous
Religions:55.0% Catholic Church,
27.2% Protestant,
0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses,
14.7% Unaffiliated,
2.2% Other religions
Nationality name:Nicaraguan
Area:130,375 km²
(50,338 sq mi)
Population:6.702 million (2021)
Country codes:NI, NIC (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ni
Calling code:+505

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

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Nicaragua
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Nicaragua

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