Flag of Spain – red and yellow beauty

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

New World

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

other countries

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

regional flag

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,

Spanish wind?

Source by Linda Plummer

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