Flag of Peru

Flag of Peru

The design of the flag of Peru is a vertical equal triband of red outer bands and a white middle band. A version with the coat of arms at the center was adopted in February 1825, this was removed for the current version in March 1950.

29th July is a national public holiday in Peru held the day after the Country marks its independence from the Spanish Empire. Known as Fiestas Patrias various celebrations are held on this day including a military parade and flags are displayed around the country.

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