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Flag of Barbados
Barbados.svg
Adopted November 30, 1966 [1]
Designed by Grantley W. Prescod [2]
Proportions 2:3 [1]

The flag of Barbados is a blue-gold-blue euqal vertical tricolour. In the centre of the flag and the yellow stripe is a black stylized broken trident.

Symbolism[]

Blue represents the Caribbean Sea and the sky, and gold represents the sand on the Barbadian beaches. The trident symbol represents Neptune, the "sea god" of Greek mythology. It is broken to symbolize Barbados's independence from Great Britain. [3]

Nickname[]

  • The Barbadian Trident

Pledge of Allegiance[]

I pledge allegiance to my country Barbados
And to my flag,
To uphold and defend their honour,
And by my living to do credit
To my nation, wherever I go.

[3]

References[]

North America
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Grenada.svg Grenada Guatemala.svg Guatemala Haiti.svg Haiti Honduras.svg Honduras Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Mexico.svg Mexico Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua Panama.svg Panama Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia.svg Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.svg Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago United States.svg United States 20px Republic of Transmania

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