Nicaragua Flag Meaning & Details

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 Nicaragua Flag
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  • three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue with the national coat of arms centered in the white band

  • the coat of arms features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on the top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom

  • the banner is based on the former blue-white-blue flag of the Federal Republic of Central America

  • the blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, while the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water

    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 Honduras, which has five blue stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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