Moldova Flag Meaning & Details


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 Moldova Flag
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  • three equal vertical bands of Prussian blue (hoist side), chrome yellow, and vermilion red

  • emblem in center of flag is of a Roman eagle of dark gold (brown) outlined in black with a red beak and talons carrying a yellow cross in its beak and a green olive branch in its right talons and a yellow scepter in its left talons

  • on its breast is a shield divided horizontally red over blue with a stylized aurochs head, star, rose, and crescent all in black-outlined yellow

  • based on the color scheme of the flag of Romania - with which Moldova shares a history and culture - but Moldova's blue band is lighter

  • the reverse of the flag displays a mirrored image of the coat of arms

    note: one of only three national flags that differ on their obverse and reverse sides - the others are Paraguay and Saudi Arabia

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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