Brazil Flag

The emblem and colors of the brazil flag hold great significance, meaning and convey the history, spirit and essence of the Brazilian people's past and present.

The design of the flag is widely attributed to a painter called Decio Vilares. As you can see from the image, the flag of Brazil comprises of several colors, each of which is interpreted as follows:

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Flag Overview

  • The green of the Brazilian Flag on which the other emblem characteristics are set, stands for the lush, fertile forest and land

  • The yellow colour that rest upon the green background of the Flag is in the shape of a large diamond and is a symbol of Brasil's rich metal resources, especially that of gold

  • The blue celestial globe is said to be representative of the de Janeiro night sky on 15th November 1889, exactly four days after Brazil was declared a Republic. You will see that this feature on the Brazil flag bears clusters of 27 stars, which represent each of Brazil's individual States and its Federal district.

  • The globe is encircled equatorially by a white strip, on which is inscribed the words "Ordem e Progresso", meaning - 'Order and Progress'. It is noted that this inscription was conceived by the French positivist philosopher, Augusto Comte - who was very much respected and admired by the Brazilian people

  • As a national emblem, the Flag is hoisted simultaneously by the Brazil Government and the inhabitants. You will find that most government, public and private buildings fly the Flag in a permanent fashion.

    Flags of Brazil - Northeast Regions
    Are you thinking about Brazil travel northeast coast? You might find this collection of flags representing different Brasil states and regions to be of interest

    Map Of Brazil
    You can access maps of Brazil and Brasil's northeast coast here

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