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Flag of Aruba

The Aruba Flag was officially adopted in 1976 and since then its design has remained the same. The Aruba Flag has a blue field with two yellow stripes towards the bottom of the flag. There is a white-edged red star at the top left corner near the hoist side of the flag of Aruba.
The Aruban flag has a rich symbolism in the use of the images and the colors in it.

The red star on the Aruba Flag represents the four points of the compass that in turn is symbolic of the people of various nationalities who have come and settled in Aruba.

The white border around the star represents the sandy stretches that surround Aruba on all sides.

The blue color of the background of the Aruba Flag is emblematic of the color of the sea.

The yellow stripes are a representation of the island's movement towards being a separate self-governing member of the Kingdom of Netherlands. They also stand for the mineral wealth of the land that brought in prosperity to the islanders in the 19th century. The flag of Aruba represents the ties, hopes and desires of the Aruban people. The ratio of the flag is 2:3.

Official Name: Aruba
Proportion: 2:3
Adopted on: 1976
Location: Southern Caribbean Sea
Capital City: Oranjestad
Major Cities: San Nicolas, Santa Cruz, Noord
Area: 69 square miles
Population: 101,484
Currency: Aruban florin (AWG)
Language: Dutch, Papiamento
National Anthem: Aruba Dushi Tera

National symbol(s): Hooiberg (Haystack) Hill

national colors: blue, yellow, red, white

National anthem:
Name: "Aruba Deshi Tera" (Aruba Precious Country)
lyrics/music: Juan Chabaya 'Padu' LAMPE/Rufo Inocencio WEVER

Facts about Aruba flag

Designed byNA
AdoptedMar 18, 1976
Design and ColorsA field of light blue (called "Larkspur", two narrow parallel horizontal yellow ("Bunting Yellow") stripes in the bottom half, and a four-pointed white-fimbriated red ("Union Flag red") star in the canton
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 24th, 2017

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