Flag of Armenia
The national flag of Armenia was adopted on 24th of August 1990, the Armenian Tricolour, consists of three horizontal bands of equal width, red on the top, blue in the middle, and orange on the bottom.
Flag of Armenia Design and Colour Scheme
The flag of Armenia consists of three equal horizontal stripes of red top, blue in the middle and bottom orange.
- The colour red symbolizes the blood that the Armenians had to leave in the defence of their country.
- The blue emblematizes the will of the people of Armenia to live beneath peaceful skies.
- The orange emblematizes the creative talent and hard-working nature of the people of Armenia and the fertile soil of the country.
Brief History about the Flag of Armenia
The current national flag of Armenia was in the Democratic Republic of Armenia used between 1918-192, however, by the annexation of Armenia to the USSR from 1922-1991 by the Soviet flag similar replaced.
The Armenian Supreme Soviet adopted the current flag on 24 August 1990. On 15 June 2006, the Law on the National Flag of Armenia, governing its usage, was passed by the National Assembly of Armenia.
Armenia marks the National Flag day on June 15 each year. The date is the day when the Assembly passed the law on the National Flag of Armenia on June 15, 2006. However, the very first celebration of the Armenian tricolour flag took place in 2010.