Honduras Flag Meaning & Details

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 Honduras Flag
 Flag Information
  • three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue, with five blue, five-pointed stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band

  • the stars represent the members of the former Federal Republic of Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua

  • the blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea

  • the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water and the peace and prosperity of its people

    note: similar to the flag of El Salvador, which features a round emblem encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL centered in the white band

  • also similar to the flag of Nicaragua, which features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom, centered in the white band


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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