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The current flag of Brazil was adopted on May 11, 1992 with 27 stars, previously Brazilian flag had 21 stars which was adopted on November 19, 1889.

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Designed by Raimundo Teixeira Mendes, the national flag of Brazil consists of a
green base with a large yellow rhombus in the middle of it. Inside the rhombus is a blue circle with white stars of different sizes depicting a kind of starry sky. There is a white banner running through the circle. On the circle is a motto which reads "Ordem e Progresso" which translates in English to "Order and Progress".

There are a total twenty seven white stars in the Brazil Flag. Each of the star represents each and every 'Federal District' as well as state of Brazil. The green color signifies Brazil's verdant pasture and forest region, while the yellow colored diamond shape indicates Brazil 's gold resources. Brazil was once home to the largest gold mines in world.

Official Name: The Federative Republic of Brazil
Proportion: 7:10
Adopted on: May 11, 1992
Location: South America bordered by Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay
Capital City: Brasilia
Major Cities: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Cararina, Parana
Area: 3,287,612 square miles
Population: 201,009,622 [according to July 2013 estimate]
Currency: Real (R$) (BRL)
Official Language: Portuguese
National Anthem: Hino Nacional Brasileiro

National symbol(s):Southern Cross constellation

National colors: green, yellow, blue

National anthem:
name: "Hino Nacional Brasileiro" (Brazilian National Anthem)
lyrics/music: Joaquim Osorio Duque ESTRADA/Francisco Manoel DA SILVA

Facts about Brazil flag


CountryBrazil
Designed byRaimundo Teixeira Mendes
AdoptedNovember 19, 1889 (21-star version)
May 11, 1992 (27-star version)
Revision1989, 1992
Design and ColorsA blue disc depicting a starry sky spanned by a curved band inscribed with the national motto, within a yellow rhombus, on a green field.
Size Ratio7:10


Last Updated On : August 25th, 2017



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