National flag - Flag of Andorra

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Flag of Andorra

The national flag of the Principality of Andorra (Catalan: Bandera d'Andorra) was adopted in 1866. The flag is a vertical tricolour of blue, yellow, and red with the coat of arms of Andorra in the center. Although the three vertical bars may at first appear to be of equal width, the centre yellow bar is slightly wider than the other two so that the ratio of bar widths is 8:9:8. The overall flag ratio is 7:10.

The design is related to the flags of France, Spain, Catalonia and Foix, the lands historically linked with the small country. A flag of three bars is similar to that of the French Tricolour, while the pattern of a wider middle stripe can be noted on the Spanish flag. The blue and red of the Andorran flag are also found on the French flag, with red and yellow also being the colours of the Catalan flag (as the old royal symbol of the Crown of Aragon) and the arms of the old County of Foix (currently part of France). From 1806 to 1866, Andorra's flag was a vertical bi-colour of yellow and red. The motto in the coat of arms in the middle stripe Virtus Unita Fortior means "Virtue United is Stronger".

The design is similar to the flags of Romania, Moldova, and Chad. All of these are vertical tricolours of blue, yellow, and red, but unlike that of Andorra, their flags have all stripes of equal width.

The official colors of the Andorran flag are set out in the "Graphic regulations for reproducing the shield and flag" from the Oficina de Marques del Principat d'Andorra.

The colors of the shield are:

The colors of the flag are:

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Flag of Andorra

Country - Andorra

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra (Principat d'Andorra), also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra (Principat de les Valls d'Andorra), is a sovereign landlocked microstate on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, bordering France to the north and Spain to the south. Believed to have been created by Charlemagne, Andorra was ruled by the Count of Urgell until 988, when it was transferred to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Urgell, and the present principality was formed by a charter in 1278. It is known as a principality as it is a diarchy headed by two Princes: the Catholic Bishop of Urgell in Catalonia, Spain, and the President of France.

Andorra is the sixth-smallest nation in Europe, having an area of 468 km2 and a population of approximately. The Andorran people are a Romance ethnic group of originally Catalan descent. Andorra is the 16th-smallest country in the world by land and the 11th-smallest by population. Its capital, Andorra la Vella, is the highest capital city in Europe, at an elevation of 1,023 m above sea level. The official language is Catalan; Spanish, Portuguese, and French are also commonly spoken.
Neighbourhood - Country  

  •  France 
  •  Spain 

Language

Flag of Andorra (English)  Bandiera di Andorra (Italiano)  Vlag van Andorra (Nederlands)  Drapeau d'Andorre (Français)  Flagge Andorras (Deutsch)  Bandeira de Andorra (Português)  Флаг Андорры (Русский)  Bandera de Andorra (Español)  Flaga Andory (Polski)  安道尔国旗 (中文)  Andorras flagga (Svenska)  Drapelul Andorrei (Română)  アンドラの国旗 (日本語)  Прапор Андорри (Українська)  Национално знаме на Андора (Български)  안도라의 국기 (한국어)  Andorran lippu (Suomi)  Bendera Andorra (Bahasa Indonesia)  Andoros vėliava (Lietuvių)  Andorras flag (Dansk)  Andorrská vlajka (Česky)  Andorra bayrağı (Türkçe)  Застава Андоре (Српски / Srpski)  Andorra lipp (Eesti)  Vlajka Andorry (Slovenčina)  Andorra zászlaja (Magyar)  Zastava Andore (Hrvatski)  ธงชาติอันดอร์รา (ไทย)  Zastava Andore (Slovenščina)  Andoras karogs (Latviešu)  Σημαία της Ανδόρρας (Ελληνικά)  Quốc kỳ Andorra (Tiếng Việt) 
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