Flag of Honduras

Flag of Honduras

1st September is flag day in Honduras which marks the beginning of independence month in the country. The day commemorates the introduction of the first leader of Honduras on Lake Yojoa.

The Honduran flag was adopted in March 1866. In January 2022 following the intention of a 1949 decree the color was changed to turquoise by President Xiomara Castro. The design consists of three equal horizontal bands of turquoise, white and turquoise. Five turquoise five-pointed stars form an X pattern at the center of the white band.

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