Flag of Wyoming — the symbol of one of the 50 American states.
Flag of Wyoming consists of a blue rectangular cloth with a white and red stripes on the border. In the center of the flag is a white silhouette of an American bison (usually called “Buffalo” in the USA) looking towards the Flagstaff. There is the seal of Wyoming put in the middle of the flag.
This version of Wyoming flag was approved after the competition organized by the Wyoming branch of the movement “Daughters of the American Revolution”. The winner who received $20 became Verna Keays Keyes, a graduate student of the Chicago Institute of art. This flag was approved by the signatures of the legislative Assembly of Wyoming and Governor Robert D. Carey on January 31, 1917.
Description of the flag
The colors of Wyoming flag are exactly the same as those on the national flag. The red color of the stripe on the border represents the native American population who were living in the American soil for thousands of years before the Europeans came here. Furthermore, the red stripe also symbolizes the blood of those Americans who died for their land fighting with the enemies. The white stripe represents the the light sides of the state of Wyoming. Blues color which is in the center of the flag is for the sky and mountains. It also represents loyalty, justice and courage.
Total area:253,335 km2
Formation:10. 7. 1890