Flag of Portugal

Flag of Portugal

Bandeira das Quinas (Flag of the quinas), Bandeira Verde-Rubra (Green-Red Flag)

The Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa) is a country in Southwestern Europe. Situated on the Atlantic coast and in the Iberian Peninsula it shares a border with Spain. Its official language is Portuguese. The capital and largest city is Lisbon.

Adopted in June 1911, Portugal’s Flag features a two-fifths green and three-fifths red horizontal band design; green symbolic of hope for the future and red for the blood of the nation. Placed centrally where the bands of color meet is a lesser version of the national coat of arms.

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