The Armenian flag has proportions 2:3 and was officially adopted on August 24, 1990. It is a tricolor banner consisting of three horizontal stripes that are blue, orange, and red. Ancient versions of the banner contained depictions of animals.
The Armenian flag has colors that are rich in meaning. The color red symbolizes struggle for survival, the highland, the blood of patriots, freedom, and Christianity. Orange stands for creativity. The blue stands for peaceful skies.
There have been various Soviet versions of the banner before the nation declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1990. The Armenian flag is part of a nation that is considered a unitary republic. It is located between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea.
The largest city and capital in the country is Yerevan. The Armenian flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Our Fatherland”. The national motto is “One Nation, One Culture”. The currency used is called the Dram.
Some interesting facts about Armenia:
religion: Armenian Apostolic 94.6%, other Christians 4.1%, and Yezidi 1.3%
languages: Armenian 97.7%, Yezidi 1%, Russian 0.9%, other 0.4%
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