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Flag Description of the Philippines:

  • There are two equal horizontal bands
    • blue (top; representing peace and justice)
    • red (representing courage)
  • a white equilateral triangle based on the hoist side represents equality
  • the center of the triangle displays a yellow sun with eight primary rays, each representing one of the first eight provinces that sought independence from Spain
    • Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Manila, Nueva Ecija, and Pampanga
  • each corner of the triangle contains a small, yellow, five-pointed star representing the three major geographical divisions of the country:
    • Luzon
    • Visayas
    • Mindanao

The design of the flag dates to 1897; in wartime the flag is flown upside down with the red band at the top. Philippine Flag.gif

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