Flag of Peru (GIF)


The Peruvian flag is a vertical tri-band with red outer bands and a single white middle band. The red color represents the spilled blood for the struggle for independence, and the white represents peace and justice. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted in 1824.

The shield on the coat of arms includes a vicuna animal and a cinchona tree, symbolizing the country's natural wealth, and a cornucopia horn pouring gold. The shield is surrounded by national flags, and above it is a civil crown of oak branches.

The Peru flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Peru is a country located in western South America, officially known as the Republic of Peru. Its capital is Lima, and its population is about 32,496,000.

The waving state flag of Peru (Animated GIF)

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


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Lima (pop. 9,736,000)
Other major cities:Arequipa (990,000)
Trujillo (935,000)
Chiclayo (802,000)
Official languages:Spanish
Region:South America
Ethnic groups:60.20% Mestizo
25.75% Native Peruvian
5.89% White
3.57% Afro-Peruvian
4.52% Other
Religion:76.03% Roman Catholic
18.48% Protestant
5.09% Non-religious
0.40% Others
Demonym:Peruvian
Area:1,285,216 km²
(496,225 sq mi)
Population:32,496,000
Currency:Sol


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

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