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Flag of Andorra

Flag of Andorra

The flag of Andorra was adopted on 27th August 1971, The national flag of the Principality of Andorra and features a vertical tricolour of blue, yellow, and red with the coat of arms of Andorra in the centre. Although the three vertical bars may at first appear to be of equal width, the centre yellow bar is slightly wider than the other two so that the ratio of bar widths is 8:9:8 with an overall flag ratio of 7:10.

Flag of Andorra
Flag of Andorra

Flag of American Samoa Design and Colour Scheme

The three vertical bars may at first appear to be of equal width, the centre yellow bar is slightly wider than the other two so that the ratio of bar widths is 8:9:8 with an overall flag ratio of 7:10.

  • The coat of arms of Andorra in the centre of the flag contains historical symbolism to Bishop of Urgell, Count of Foix, Catalonia, and the Viscounty of Béarn.
  • A flag of three bars is similar to that of the French Tricolor, while the pattern of a wider middle stripe can be noted on the Spanish flag.
  • The motto in the coat of arms in the middle stripe Virtus Unita Fortior means “Strength United is Stronger”.

Brief History about the Flag of American Samoa

Andorra was jointly managed for many years by Spain and France. The Historical flag of Andorra, which was used from 1806 to 1866, featured two equally sized red and yellow vertical bands. The cooperation was cancelled in 1993 when the country gained independence and became a modern parliamentary democracy. From 1931 until 1939 a horizontal version of the flag was used which was meant to reflect the Spanish flag. Briefly, in July 1934 a horizontal variant with a crown in the middle was flown under the rule of Boris I until his removal from the throne. From 1939 to 1949 a variant of the 1866 flag flew but with a different flag ratio and coat of arms and following that from 1949 to 1959 a variant with different colours appeared. Multiple versions of the modern flag were flown until 1993 when Andorra standardized their flag with their entry into the United Nations.

 

Flag of Andorra
Flag of Andorra

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