The national symbol of Chile consists of two horizntal stripes and a blue square at the upper part with a star insight. The flag has never changed for two centuries.
The national colors reflect the most valuable for each citizen resources and things. Snow-white-represents the Andes; Scarlet-is a test and war, passed for the freedom of the country; Blue-is a symbol of a clear sky; The five-pointed star is a symbol of the guide, indicating the path to the glory and success of the state.
The first flag of Chile appeared on July 4, 1812. It was different from the modern national symbol , but only 5 years later the flag was approved, which is the flag of Chile. It was invented in the form in which he is now known as a military engineer, but not the engineer who sat in the headquarters, and actively participated in the hostilities for independence. His name was Antonio Arcos. The official coat of arms as adopted 22 years later and became the second important national Symbol of Chile. The flag never changed thought the leaders and politic regimes changed many times but obody dared to chang the flag the patriots shed their blood for.
Total area:756,096 km2
Formation:18. 9. 1810
Currency:chilean peso (CLP)
By continents:South America,