|Flags of Neighboring Countries|
Red interprets the Portuguese uprising in 1910 while Green symbolizes optimism. Five blue shields graced with five white dots comprise the white shield.
This blue shields indicates conquest over five Moresque kings while the five dots and cross signifies Christianity.
At the back of the arms a navigation device, observes Prince Henry the Navigator, who initiated the marine expedition of Portugal.
Fact about Portugal flag
|Adopted||30. June 1911|
|Design and Colors||A 2:3 vertically striped bicolour of green and red, with the lesser coat of arms of Portugal centred over the colour boundary|
Last Updated on : January 30, 2016