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Flag of Laos
Laos
Adopted December 2, 1975 [1]
Designed by Lao Patriotic Front
Proportions 2:3 [2]

The flag of Laos has a two small red stripes at the top and bottom of the flag, with a large blue stripe, which is equal in size to the two red stripes, in the center. Upon the blue stripe is a white disc.

SymbolismEdit

The Red stripes represent the blood shed in the country's fight for independence. The blue stands for Laos' wealth and prosperity. The white disc symbolizes unity and justice. [3]

HistoryEdit

The flag has been in use since 1975, after a communist party called the Lao Patriotic Front (also known as Pathet Lao) designed the flag and fought and won a war for independence.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Flag of Laos at Britannica Online Encyclopedia
  2. Laos at Flags of the World
  3. Laos at World Flags 101
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