Brazilian flag is considered one of the most beautiful and colourful in the orld. Its background is green and there is a yellow rhombus in the center. In the center of this rhombus there is a blue sphere representing the Earth. Inside the sphere there are stars and a stripe depicting equator with a description in portuguese which can be translated as “order and progress”.
The symbolic meaning of the colours
Colours of the national flag are not random. It was adopted when the company became independent from Portugal but remained monarchy. Green colour meant the dynasty of the previous Portugal governer and the yellow one new leaders of the country. There are 27 stars on the flag which amount is equal to the amount of states included in the Federation plus one federal district. But the number of stars changed because at firs te federation included 21 stated then 23 and finally 27.
The inscription is a quotation from positivism philosophy popular in this period.
Interesting facts about Brazilian flag
This flag has an official birthday the 19th of november it is celebrated all other the country. Sometimes the yellow rhombus is called a golden one because Brazil is has te greatest amount of gold reserves in the world. The heaviest flag in the world is also in Brazil Its weight is about 600 kgs.
Total area:8,514,880 km2
Formation:7. 9. 1822
Currency:brazilian real (BRL)
By continents:South America,