Banner o Paraguay

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Banner o Paraguay (obverse). Banner ratio: 3:5
Banner o Paraguay (reverse). Banner ratio: 3:5
Presidential Standard o Paraguay

The banner o Paraguay (Spaingie: bandera de Paraguay) wis adoptit in 1842. It, the naitional flag o Moldova, an the naitional flag o Saudi Arabie ar the anerlie national flags wi different emblems on thair obverse an reverse sides.

Each side o the flag consists o three equal, horizontal bands: red, white, an blue, wi an emblem centred in the white baund. The emblem on the obverse side is the naitional Coat o airms o Paraguay: a yellae five-pyntit starn surroondit bi a green wreath capped bi the wirds REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY ("Republic o Paraguay"), aw within twa concentric circles); the emblem on the reverse side is the seal o the treasury (a yellae lion ablo a reid liberty cap an the words Paz y Justicia ("Peace an Justice") capped bi REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY, again within twa circles.

Its colors bear resemblance tae the modren banner o the Netherlands.

The design o the flag wis simplified in 1991.

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