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Flag of Barbados
Barbados
Adopted November 30, 1966 [1]
Designed by Grantley W. Prescod [2]
Proportions 2:3 [1]

The flag of Barbados is a blue-gold-blue euqal vertical tricolour. In the centre of the flag and the yellow stripe is a black stylized broken trident.

SymbolismEdit

Blue represents the Caribbean Sea and the sky, and gold represents the sand on the Barbadian beaches. The trident symbol represents Neptune, the "sea god" of Greek mythology. It is broken to symbolize Barbados's independence from Great Britain. [3]

Pledge of AllegianceEdit

I pledge allegiance to my country Barbados
And to my flag,
To uphold and defend their honour,
And by my living to do credit
To my nation, wherever I go.

[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barbados at Flags of the World
  2. Government of Barbados National Flag
  3. 3.0 3.1 Barbados National Emblems: Flag, Anthem, Coat of Arms, Pledge
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