The Spanish flag (the national one) is as colorful as the
is red and yellow horizontal
The yellow strip is in the middle and twice as high as
each red bar and two thirds of the flag height a
Simplified version of Spanish coat of arms
the yellow bar to the lift side
The Spanish coat of arms includes the royal seal which
Hercules pillars representing Gibraltar and Ceuta
on both sides of the eastern side of the Gibraltar Strait.
Red banners show the Latin PLUS ULTRA motto, which
means "going beyond", referring to Columbus's discovery
The two columns shrouded a shield, a castle, a
lion wearing crown, red and yellow vertical stripes, chain
mail, and three fleur-de-lis in the middle of an oval.
The ornate red and gold crown is seated on the shield. accepted
December 19, 1981. That was before the eagle
also, but in 1981 the eagle was removed, leaving it
with the current red / yellow / red triband with crowned arms.
Spanish flag red and gold-yellow colors first
was used in the late 1700s by the king of the Spanish as well
tried to easily distinguish his ships from the
These were the original colors in the coat of arms
in both the Castilian and Aragonian regions of the country, a
regions first united by King Ferdinand and King Isabella.
There is a legend that says the flag colors
Spain comes from bullfighting arena, red
showing blood vessel and yellow forehead
in the arena! However, this is just a legend and not based on it
on Historical Facts
The Spanish flag has the title "Jura de
Bandera, "the oath of the flag"
Spain is divided into 17 different regions or autonomous
have communities as well as all communities
However, the Spanish Red and Yellow flags
All Spanish regions have recognized it.
Now that you know all about the flag of Spain, why not come
outside and watch a blow to the warm,