Flags of the World
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Flags of the World
The Vanuatu national flag has three distinct sections. The left side has a black, horizontal triangle. The top is red and the bottom is green. Separating the three colors is a yellow horizontal Y. On the black section there is a yellow emblem in the middle of the triangle that has a boar's tusk and two fern leaves. The black of the flag symbolizes the Melanesian people, as they make up the majority of the population of Vanuatu. The red symbolizes the country's unity and the green is for the land and agriculture. The yellow stripes represent Christianity and peace. The emblem on the flag symbolizes prosperity and peace. The Y stripe in yellow indicated the geographical positioning of the islands that make up Vanuatu.
The flag of Vanuatu was officially adopted on February 13, 1980.
The Venezuelan national flag has three horizontal stripes that are equal width. The colors of the stripes from top to bottom are yellow, blue and red. In the left corner of the yellow stripe is the country's Coat of Arms. Within the blue stripe are seven, white, five-point stars in a semi circle. The yellow on the flag symbolizes new opportunity. The blue represents the Atlantic Ocean and the red stripe is symbolic of Spain. The stars on the flag indicate the seven original provinces of Venezuela.
Venezuela declared its independence from Spain in 1811. The flag of Venezuela was adopted on February 19, 1954. This version of the flag is the civil flag. Some other versions do not contain the Coat of Arms.
The Vietnamese national flag has a red base. In the exact center of the red base is a yellow, five-point star. The red on the flag symbolizes the blood shed as the country fought for independence. The yellow star represents unity and the five points of the star represent different groups of people in society as they work together to build socialism.
The flag of Vietnam was adopted on November 30, 1955 about a year after the country became independent of French rule.