The Peru flag was adopted in 1825. It consists of three vertical bands. The middle one is white, and the bands on the side are red. It is sometimes depicted with the coat of arms in the middle. The Battle of Arica’s anniversary, June 7th, is celebrate to be Flag Day.
The Peru has the proportion 3:5. Several other flags were used during the course of the nation’s history. Some of these included the 1820 flag, the 1822 flag, and the Flag of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation.
The country is situated in western South America. The Peru flag is part of a nation that gained its independence from Spain between the years 1821-1824. The form of government is considered to be a presidential republic.
The largest city and capital city is Lima. The Peru flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is titled “We are free, may we always be so”. The currency of the nation is the Nuevo Sol.
Some interesting facts about Peru:
religion: Seventh Day Adventist 1.3%, Roman Catholicism 81.1%, other Christians 0.6%, other religions 0.7%, unspecified/no religion 16.3%
languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, and a good deal of Amazonian languages as well
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