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Flag of Peru

Peru
Ratio 2:3
Adoption 1824
Design A vertical triband of red (hoist side and fly side) and white. [0]
Colors
#D91023
#FFFFFF

History

The flag of Peru was adopted by the government of Peru in 1824. Depending on its use, it may be defaced with different emblems, and has different names. Flag day in Peru is celebrated on June 7, the anniversary of the Battle of Arica. [0]

Meaning

Red represents the blood that was spilled for the fight for independence, and white represents peace and bravery. [0]