Flag of Monaco

Flag Monaco, Banner Monaco
Aspect ratio:
Vexillological symbol:
Civil flag and merchant flag
2 km²
French (official language) and Monegasque (local dialect related to Italian)
Euro (EUR)
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Background knowledge

The colors of the flag of Monaco taken from the coat of arms of Prince Grimaldi family has ruled Monaco since the 1297th

The colors are attested to 1339, however, was different from the color arrangement in today's national flag.

The flag in its current form was born on 4 April 1881 set by regulation.

The same color arrangement also show the flag of Indonesia, but has an official aspect ratio of 2:3, and the national flag of Hesse with the 3:5 aspect ratio.

Text courtesy of Flaggenlexikon.de


Composer: Charles Albrecht Songwriter: Louis Notari

That's what ChatGPT knows about the flag of Monaco

This is what an AI says about the Monegasque flag
The flag of Monaco is a simple red flag with a white coat of arms in the center. The red flag represents the Principality's loyalty to the Kingdom of France. The white coat of arms shows two crossed weapons, symbolizing the protection of the Principality by the Grimaldi dynasty. The flag of Monaco was officially introduced in 1881.
This is what an AI knows about the history of the Monegasque flag
The national flag of Monaco was first used in 1881. It consists of a red square crossed by a white cross. The red square symbolizes the House of Grimaldi, while the white cross refers to the Catholicism that prevails in the Principality of Monaco.
This is how an AI describes the Monegasque flag
The national flag of Monaco consists of two horizontal stripes of equal width. The upper stripe is red and the lower stripe is white. In the center of the flag cloth there is a red coat of arms, which consists of a golden crown and two red diamonds. The flag symbolizes the independence and autonomy of the Principality of Monaco.

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