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The national flag of Costa Rica is based on a design from 1848 and consists of two blue stripes, two white stripes and a central red stripe that is twice as wide as each of the other four. The civil flag omits the coat of arms of the state flag , as the state version may only be used by the government.
The flag was officially adopted on September 29, 1848, with the only changes since then being the placement and design of the entrenched coat of arms on the state flag. The state variant of the flag has been updated to reflect concurrent changes to the state coat of arms in 1906, 1964, and 1998.
Five horizontal stripes (blue, white, red (double width), white, blue); the national coat of arms is in a white ellipse on the red area; above it is a ribbon with the inscription "America Central"; above the coat of arms is another ribbon in white with the words "Republica Costa Rica".
The colors of the flag share the ideals of the French Revolution of 1848: liberty, equality and fraternity.
Blue means the sky, achievable possibilities, intellectual thinking, perseverance to reach a goal, infinity, eternity and ideals of religious and spiritual desires.
White means clear thinking, happiness, wisdom, power and beauty of the sky, the driving force of initiatives to seek new aspirations and the peace of Costa Rica.
Red means "civilization of the century" and the sun casts on Costa Rica the "first rays of its true independence", the warmth of the Costa Rican people, their love of life, their bloodshed for freedom and their generous attitude.
The seven stars in the coat of arms represent the seven provinces of the Republic.
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The national flag of Costa Rica is one of the oldest flags in Latin America. It was first used in 1848 and since then it has been a symbol of the country's independence and freedom. The flag of Costa Rica consists of three horizontal stripes in blue, white and red, each representing a symbol: Blue represents the Catholic Church and the virtues of Costa Ricans, White represents the economic honesty of the country and Red represents the blood sacrifices made for independence.
The national flag of Costa Rica was used for the first time on November 27, 1906. It consists of a white stripe in the center, which divides into five blue stripes. The blue stripes symbolize the four oceans and the Caribbean Sea that surround Costa Rica. On the white stripe is a red coat of arms that represents a white eagle standing on a mountain on top of a globe. The eagle symbolizes the independence and freedom of the country.
The national flag of Costa Rica consists of four evenly spaced squares in the colors blue, white, red and blue. In the center of the flag is a white stripe framed by a red stripe and a blue stripe. In the center of the white stripe is the coat of arms of Costa Rica. In the upper left corner is a blue square and in the upper right corner is a red square. In each of the lower two squares is a white square.