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History of Dominican Republic Flag

Facts and History of Dominican Republic Flag

Would you like to know an interesting thing about the Dominican Republic?

The Citizens of the Dominican Republic can only fly the flag without the coat of arms!

The flag of the Dominican Republic is cut into quarters by a white cross. The upper left and lower right are blue. The opposing corners are red.

This is one of the oldest new world flags. The blue stands for liberty, red for fire and bloodshed lost in the fight for independence.

Dominican Republic Flag Clip Art

The flag was adopted on 6 November 1984 after the country was granted independence from Haiti. The Dominican flag has its roots in the Haitian flag of the 1800’s.

Like the flag of almost any other nation, the flag of the Dominican Republic is a symbol of patriotism, liberty and national security. The original design and approval from Trinitarian clandestine political organization. They have several cells, each cell is composed of three individuals.

Each of these people were expected to recruit three and on and on. The organization is responsible for the design of the flag and for the foundation of the Dominican Republic.

The flag has its roots in the French tri-color and the 19th century version of the Haitian flag. This is one of the oldest flags in the world. Santo Domingo is the oldest city in the Americas. The Dominican Republic is also home to the oldest university and oldest cathedral in the new world built in 1540.

The emblem on this flag helps to make it one of the more physically attractive. The center of the shield is supported by laurel branches on the right side and palms on the left. There are three spears on each side. One spear on each side holds the banner with the country’s motto of God, Fatherland and liberty.

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