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Flag of Cuba
Cuba.svg
Adopted May 20, 1902
Designed by Miquel Teurbe Talón [1]
Proportions 1:2 [2]

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.

Symbolism[]

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.

History[]

Nickname[]

  • Star and Stripes
    • Estrella y rayas

References[]

North America
Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas.svg Bahamas Barbados.svg Barbados Belize.svg Belize Canada.svg Canada
Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica Cuba.svg Cuba Dominica.svg Dominica Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic El Salvador.svg El Salvador
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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