|Flag of Cuba|
|Adopted||May 20, 1902|
|Designed by||Miquel Teurbe Talón |
The flag of Cuba is made of five equal horizontal stripes in the background, alternating blue and white, with a red equilateral triangle with its base at the hoist, with a white five-pointed star, facing upward, in the center of the triangle.
The three blue stripes represent the three original Cuban divisons. The white stripes represent power. The equilateral triangle represents equality. Red represents blood shed for Cuban independence. The white five-pointed star represents freedom.
The flag's colors are also the same colors of the flags of the United States and France.
- Star and Stripes
- Estrella y rayas