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Flag of Laos
Laos.svg
Adopted December 2, 1975 [1]
Designed by Lao Patriotic Front
Proportions 2:3 [2]

The flag of Laos has a two small red stripes at the top and bottom of the flag, with a large blue stripe, which is equal in size to the two red stripes, in the center. Upon the blue stripe is a white disc.

Symbolism[]

The Red stripes represent the blood shed in the country's fight for independence. The blue stands for Laos' wealth and prosperity. The white disc symbolizes unity and justice. [3]

History[]

The flag has been in use since 1975, after a communist party called the Lao Patriotic Front (also known as Pathet Lao) designed the flag and fought and won a war for independence.

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