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  Flag of Bolivia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state (and war) flag consists of red, yellow and green stripes with the Bolivian coat of arms in the center.
The civil flag (and ensign) of Bolivia omits the coat of arms.
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Bolivia   (202 words)

  
 Flag of Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The flag of Bolivia was adopted on November 30, 1851 and bears three symbolic colors in horizontal stripes: red, yellow, and green.
To the sides of the shield, numerous flags are strung by different forms of weaponry that represent the willingness of the Bolivians to fight for their state.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
www.special-tplus.com /flag-of-bolivia.html   (313 words)

  
 Bolivian flags of 1826-1851
The national flag will be the same that was designed by the General Assembly in the Law of august 17th replacing the five golden stars by one upper yellow stripe and the Republic arms in the middle, inside two branches of laurel and olive.
Then it means that in the flag of 1825 was replaced the upper green stripe by one yellow, and the five stars of the middle stripe was replaced by the republic arms.
The flag was sometimes used with same proportions of stripes as the bicolored flag of 1825, as the law was incomplete (it did not say anything about the stripes’ sizes).
www.fotw.net /Flags/bo_1826.html   (562 words)

  
 Argentina Flag
The blue and white colors of this flag were taken from the colors used in the Argentinean revolution against Spain in the early 1800's.
It was formed into a flag by General Manuel Belgrano, the leader of the revolution until his death in 1820.
The sun in the center of the flag is called the Sun of May, representing both figuratively and literally the sun that shown through the clouds on 25 May 1810 when the revolution started leading to the ultimate independence of Argentina.
www.ultimateflags.com /int/argentina.html   (85 words)

  
 Bolivia
According to the construction sheet in the official document, the proportions of the Bolivian flag are 7.5:11 i.e.
In Whitney Smith’s Flags through he Ages and Across the World [smi75b] the red is said to stand for the bravery of the Bolivian soldier, green is the fertility of the land and yellow represents the country’s mineral resources.
The note beside this flag describes that it is also the personal flag for the President of the Republic and and that it is also used in 1:2 variant.
flagspot.net /flags/bo.html   (1235 words)

  
 Bolivian flag of 1825-1826   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Flag: two colors: green and dark red (in spanish punzó), being the band of dark red between two of green; in the center five ovals formed by laurel and tree branches and within each one a guilded star (one for each department: Charcas or Potosi, La Paz, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz and Antofagasta?).
Flag Bulletin and Jorge Hurtado reported the flag in vertical version, but, acording to several Bolivian plates provided by Michel Lupant, the correct one is the horizontal version.
The 1825 flag was officially introduced in two variants: one showing five ovals named bandera mayor, and another one with only one oval in the center, named bandera menor.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/bo_1825.html   (489 words)

  
 flag of Bolivia flags
Flag adopted in 1851.10.31, and confirmed in 1888.07.14.
State flag, with the full coat of arms in the middle, extending vertically to some 9/10ths of the yellow stripe's height.
In centre is a llama of Andes, an alpaca, a small andine house (not quoted in the law), a palm, a sun, a mountain (the Potosí), a prairie and a sheaf of weath.
www.flagsflagsflags.net /flags/bo.php   (335 words)

  
 Bolivia - Wikitravel
Sometimes referred to as the Tibet of the Americas, Bolivia is one of the most remote countries in the western hemisphere.
Bolivia is one of the best places in which to learn/practice your Spanish because of their very clean, deliberate accent.
Bolivia's traditional alcoholic drink is chicha, a whitish, sour brew made from fermented corn and drunk from a hemispherical bowl fashioned from a hollowed gourd (round-bottomed so you can't put it down).
wikitravel.org /en/Bolivia   (2083 words)

  
 flag of Bolivia flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
As far as I am aware, this flag is defined in Decret of 14 July 1888 and has not been changed since (though, possibly there were latter regulations that did not touch this simple flag).
The three horizontal stripes of the Bolivian flag red, yellow and green — respectively symbolize the gallantry of Bolivian soldiers, the country’s mineral wealth, and the fertility of the land.
According to [mch85a], the flag with its present order of stripes was introduced in 1851 but a number of variations had been used since Bolivia gained independence in 1825.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/bo.html   (1265 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Bolivia
Bolivia is also one of the poorest countries in South America.
Bolivia is one of the world's largest producers of coca, the raw material for cocaine.
A crop-eradication programme, though easing the flow of conditional US aid, has incensed many of Bolivia's poorest farmers for whom coca is often the only source of income.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1210487.stm   (716 words)

  
 Bolivia Flags
These flags are made of heavyweight 200 denier nylon with heading and brass grommets.
Bolivia's flag consists of three equal horizontal bands of red, yellow, and green (from top-down) with the coat of arms centered on the yellow band.
Bolivia is located southwest of Brazil, in Central South America.
www.allstates-flag.com /flags/International/Bolivia_flags.htm   (190 words)

  
 Bolivia's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of the Republic of Bolivia (República de Bolivia) is a red, gold, and green tricolor with a red stripe on top, a gold stripe in the middle, and a green stripe on the bottom.
The height to width ratio of this flag is 2:3.
This flag was adopted in 1851 (the previous flag was a similar tricolor, but the gold stripe was on top, the red stripe was in the middle, and the green stripe was on the bottom).
www.zoomschool.com /southamerica/bolivia/flag   (171 words)

  
 Bolivia, flag of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
horizontally striped red-yellow-green national flag that incorporates the national coat of arms when it is flown by the government.
Extending some 950 miles (1,500 km) north-south and 800 miles (1,300 km) east-west, Bolivia is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay, to the south by...
It is hoped that in its own land, a flag will command the respect of the citizens; abroad, it should be respected as the emblem of a self-governing people.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9093822   (856 words)

  
 bolivia flag Outdoor Decor - Compare Prices and Reviews - Shop Smart at Shopzilla!
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 Flags of the World
Where noted the "civil" flag is also available.
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/Bolivia.htm   (100 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and countercoups.
Bolivia, long one of the poorest and least developed Latin American countries, reformed its economy after suffering a disastrous economic crisis in the early 1980s.
Bolivia's fiscal position has improved in recent years, but the country remains dependent on foreign aid from multilateral lenders and foreign governments to meet budget shortfalls.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/bl.html   (1321 words)

  
 Bolivia flag
We carry a wide variety of items for this flag including fullsize 3 by 5 foot flags which are ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
Flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
Miniature desktop 4 by 6 inch flags are also available as well as mousepads, tshirts, enamel lapel pins, bumper decals, pin-back buttons, magnets, iron-on patches, and key chains.
www.politicalgifts.com /bolivia.html   (329 words)

  
 Bolivia Flag
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
We stock the Bolivia flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Bolivia stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /bolivia.html   (397 words)

  
 Miniature Bolivia Stick Flag - (4" x 6")
Each 4" x 6" flag is screen printed and hemmed around the edges for extra durability.
Bolivia Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Bolivia Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /mibofl4x6.html   (163 words)

  
 Bolivia, Map and Flag
Bolivia, long one of the poorest and least developed Latin American countries, made considerable progress in the 1990s toward the development of a market-oriented economy.
Bolivia's GDP failed to grow in 2001 due to the global slowdown and laggard domestic activity.
Bolivia will remain highly dependent on foreign aid unless and until it can develop its substantial natural resources.
www.greatestcities.com /South_America/Bolivia.html   (1252 words)

  
 Bolivia
After the Spaniards defeated the Incas in the 16th century, Bolivia's predominantly Indian population was reduced to slavery.
Although Bolivia sits on South America's second-largest natural gas reserves as well as considerable oil, the country has remained one of the poorest on the continent.
Bolivia's Indian revolt: the U.S. policies of economic globalization and militarization are failing.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107345.html   (1310 words)

  
 Wonderclub's Country Flag Images
The current flag of Bolivia was officially adopted on November 30, 1851.
The red and green colors were part of the original flag of 1825.
The centered band of yellow symbolizes the country's mineral resources, and the coat of arms within that band is topped with a condor.
wonderclub.com /Atlas/bolivia__845.htm   (58 words)

  
 Bolivia - Flag
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Red stands for Bolivia's animals and the valour of the liberating army.
The flag was selected following a design competition.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/bolivia_flag.html   (175 words)

  
 Bolivia - Country Profile - Visitors guide
Permanent Mission of Bolivia to the United Nations (in Spanish).
Embassy of Bolivia in the U.S. Washington D.C. (mostly in Spanish)
The Association of Ecological Producers’ Organizations of Bolivia with the purpose to improve the ecological producers’ level of self-sufficiency on the basis of an ecologically sustainable agriculture.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/bolivia.htm   (644 words)

  
 Flag of Bolivia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The state flag of Bolivia was original adopted in 1851.
The flag consists of red, yellow and green stripes with the Bolivian coat of arms in the center.
The national flag of Bolivia omits the coat of arms.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Flag_of_Bolivia.html   (71 words)

  
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 Flags of the World - Bolivia
The Bolivia flag contains the state coat of arms.
The nine stars on the shield stand for the nine departments that the country is divided into.
This flag is also available on other products.
www.anyflag.com /country/bolivia.php   (150 words)

  
 Liberty Flag & Specialty Company & World Class Flags - US Flag, American Flag, Flagpoles, Street Banners. World Class ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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World Class Flags also features US state flags, and international flags of the world.
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 Bolivia - Flag - Introduction - Background
three equal horizontal bands of red (top), yellow, and green with the coat of arms centered on the yellow band; similar to the flag of Ghana, which has a large fl five-pointed star centered in the yellow band
Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups.
Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1982, but leaders have faced difficult problems of deep-seated poverty, social unrest, and illegal drug production.
www.exxun.com /Bolivia/a_fg.html   (394 words)

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