Flag of Chile
Adopted October 18, 1817 [1]
Designed by Antonio Arcos or Gregorio de Andía y Varela [2]
Proportions 2:3 [3]

The flag of Chile is an equal horizontal bicolour of white and red, with a square blue canton with the width of one stripe. In the centre of the canton is a white five-pointed star.


whitemountain snow
redpatriot blood

The white star represents the government of Chile. [4]


United States (1795)

The flag of the United States, which influenced the design of the Chilean flag

  • The Chilean flag was influenced by the American flag. [5]


  1. Chilean Flag History - Chile Facts - Pepe's Chilean Adoration Page
  2. Chileangovernment - The Flag
  3. Chile Flag at
  4. Chile's Flag at
  5. Chile at The World Factbook
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