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Flag of El Salvador

El Salvador
Ratio 189:335
Adoption 1912
Design A horizontal triband of blue (top and bottom) and white and blue with the National Coat of Arms of El Salvador centered on the white band. [0]
Colors
#0F47AF
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History

The banner is based on the former blue-white-blue flag of the Federal Republic of Central America. [1]

Meaning

The blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, while the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water, as well as peace and prosperity. [1]