Flag of Guatemala

Flag of Guatemala

15th September is Independence Day in Guatemala. A public holiday marking independence from Spanish rule in 1821, celebrated with flag waving, parades, concerts and other performances. 

The flag of Guatemala, “Pabellón Nacional”, was adopted in 1871. The design consists of a vertical triband of sky blue, white and sky blue. The country’s coat of arms featuring the resplendent quetzal bird is at the center of the white band.

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