Ecuador Flag Meaning & Details

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 Ecuador Flag
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  • three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag

  • the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Colombia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830

  • the yellow color represents sunshine, grain, and mineral wealth, blue the sky, sea, and rivers, and red the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom and justice

    note: similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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