Peru Flag Meaning & Details

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 Peru Flag
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  • three equal, vertical bands of red (hoist side), white, and red with the coat of arms centered in the white band

  • the coat of arms features a shield bearing a vicuna (representing fauna), a cinchona tree (the source of quinine, signifying flora), and a yellow cornucopia spilling out coins (denoting mineral wealth)

  • red recalls blood shed for independence, white symbolizes peace


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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