Serbia Flag Meaning & Details


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 Serbia Flag
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  • three equal horizontal stripes of red (top), blue, and white - the Pan-Slav colors representing freedom and revolutionary ideals

  • charged with the coat of arms of Serbia shifted slightly to the hoist side

  • the principal field of the coat of arms represents the Serbian state and displays a white two-headed eagle on a red shield

  • a smaller red shield on the eagle represents the Serbian nation, and is divided into four quarters by a white cross

  • interpretations vary as to the meaning and origin of the white, curved symbols resembling firesteels (fire strikers) or Cyrillic "C's" in each quarter

  • a royal crown surmounts the coat of arms

    note: the Pan-Slav colors were inspired by the 19th-century flag of Russia

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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