The Laos flag has the ratio 2:3. It is made up of three horizontal bands, the middle of which is bigger than the other two. The middle is a dark blue. The outer bands are red. A white disc is located in the middle.
The Laos flag was adopted officially on December 2, 1975. However, it has been previously used. The color blue stands for wealth. The color red stands for blood shed in the name of freedom. The white circle represents the moon and unity.
From 1952 to 1975, the country had a red flag with a three-headed elephant in the center. This Laos flag was also the bases for the banner when the nation was a French colony. The nation is located in southeast Asia and is landlocked.
The capital city and largest city is Vientiane. The Laos flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is titled “Pheng Xat Lao”. The national motto is “Peace, Independence, Democracy, Unity and Prosperity”. The currency is the Kip.
Some interesting facts about Laos:
religion: Buddhism 65.1%, Christianity 1.5%, animist 32.8%, others/unspecified 0.6%
languages: Lao, English, French, others
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