How did Colombia get its flag colors?

What do the colors of Colombia represent?

The modern explanation for the colours is that the yellow represents the gold abundant in Colombia, the blue the country’s seas and the red, the blood spilled fighting for Colombian independence. The flag was designed by Francisco de Miranda, an aristocrat who tried to liberate Spanish America in 1812.

What Colour flag is Belgium?

There are three colors used in the flag of Belgium: red, black and yellow. These colors were taken from the coat of arms of the Duchy of Brabant, as previously mentioned. The red represents the red lion of Hainaut, Limburg and Luxembourg. The yellow represents the yellow lion of Brabant.

What percentage of Colombia’s population speaks Spanish?

More than 99.5% of Colombians speak Spanish. English has official status in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands. In addition to Spanish, there are several other languages spoken in Colombia. Sixty-five of these languages are Amerindian in nature.

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