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Flag of Colorado

Colorado
Ratio 2:3
Adoption 1964
Design Three horizontal stripes of blue, white, and blue. On top of these stripes sits a circular red "C", filled with a golden disk. [0]
Colors
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History

The flag was designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in 1911 and adopted by the Colorado General Assembly on June 5 of the same year. [0]

Meaning

The blue is meant to represent the skies, the gold stands for the sunshine enjoyed by the state, the white represents the snowcapped mountains, and the red represents the ruddy colored earth. [0]