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  Puerto Rico
The PR flag was forbidden in the island from 1898 until 1952, but was flown in defiance by the fl-shirted Cadet Corps of the Puerto Rico Nationalist Party.
The three colours of the flag and the three points of the triangle have the same meaning as in the Cubal flag, that is the republican ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity proclaimed by the French Revolution.
Puerto Rico is a non-incorporated territory of the United States, so it has no Armed Forces of her own.
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 Puerto Rico Flag, Puerto Rico flags, PR, PR flags
The flag of Puerto Rico was adopted on the same day Puerto Rico gained a limited degree of autonomy as a Commonwealth associated with the United States.
The Puerto Ricans are so proud of their flag that their constitution states that no change will occur in the design of the flag until at least one year after its adoption.
The origins of the flag are unclear: some claim that the flag was designed by Mauel de Besosa and sewn by his daughter, Mima while others say the flag was created by Antonia Velez Alvarado and first made by Micaela Dalmau de Carreras.
www.flag-works.com /Puerto_Rico_Flag.htm   (204 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
Puerto Rico's official flag was adopted in 1952 (on the same day that Puerto Rico became a commonweath).
The flag has 5 equal horizontal bands of red and white (the top and bottom bands are red); a blue isosceles triangle anchored on the hoist side has a large white star.
Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth associated with the USA.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/flags/puertorico/puertoricoflag.shtml   (0 words)

  
 Flag of Puerto Rico - Definition, explanation
The flag of Puerto Rico consists of five equal horizontal bands of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed star in the center.
The design is based on the flag of Cuba, which is identical except for red and blue being inverted.
Flags made by pro-independence groups use a lighter shade of blue, while pro-U.S. and pro-statehood groups use darker shades (as on the U.S. flag).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/f/fl/flag_of_puerto_rico.php   (220 words)

  
 Lares (Puerto Rico)
The flag of the "Grito de Lares" has been the official municipal flag of Lares since 1952, and the star is supposed to be white and not "pale yellow star".
This flag consists of a white Latin cross at the centre, "the width of its limbs being equal to one-third of the width of the flag [emblem]".
The flag was proclaimed the official representation of the Municipality of Lares in 1952 by the Municipal Assembly.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/pr-lr.html   (962 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag
Puerto Rico's flag was designed about 1895 and was officially adopted in 1952.
Puerto Rico «PWAIR tuh REE koh or PAWR tuh REE koh», is a beautiful, fertile island about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) southeast of Florida.
Puerto Rico is a possession of the United States, with commonwealth status.
www.grpflags.com /state_flags/z_puerto_rico.htm   (157 words)

  
 Puerto Rico World Flags - Puerto Rico Flag
In 1898, after 400 years of colonial rule that saw the indigenous population nearly exterminated and African slave labor introduced, Puerto Rico was ceded to the US as a result of the Spanish-American War.
Puerto Ricans were granted US citizenship in 1917 and popularly elected governors have served since 1948.
Puerto Rico has one of the most dynamic economies in the Caribbean region.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/puerto_rico.shtml   (299 words)

  
 Puerto Rico
There are different theories regarding the origins of our flag, one of them names Manuel Besosa as the designer, in a letter written by his daughter she says, "...
The 1895 original design used a sky blue, however when the flag was adopted officially by the Commonwealth in 1952 it featured a dark blue very similar to that of the US flag (which is the one depicted above).
The PR flag was forbidden in the island from 1898 until 1952, but was flown in defiance by the fl-shirted Cadet Corps of the Puerto Rico Nationalist Party.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/pr.html   (1037 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flags
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
These nylon flags, suitable for indoor or parade use, are the same as our nylon flags above, but with a polesleeve.
These nylon flags, suitable for indoor or parade use, are the same as our nylon flags above, but with a polesleeve and 2" decorative fringe.
www.usflagmfg.com /index.php?page_id=flag&category=state_puertorico   (188 words)

  
 puerto rico flag and description
The current flag of Puerto Rico was officially adopted in 1922.
The flag is similar to the flag of Cuba, as both were designed at the same time.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/cribbean/purtrico.htm   (230 words)

  
 Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Flag { Puerto Rican Flags }
Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Flag { Puerto Rican Flags }
Flags are manufactured from washable colourfast polyester fabric (40 °C wash) with brass eyelets on the left for flag poles.
We stock the Puerto Rico flag in Feet and Inches 5' x 3' or Metres 1.5 x 0.9m We aim to deliver to European destinations within three working days and worldwide within five.
www.qualityflags.co.uk /puerto_rico.htm   (282 words)

  
 CaribSeek Encyclopedia | Puerto Rico Flag | Puerto Rico National Flag | Puerto Rican Flag
The National Flag of Puerto Rico was created in 1895 by the Puerto Rican section of the Cuban Revolutionary Party, which advocated independence for Puerto Rico and Cuba from Spanish rule.
Its design is the same as the Cuban flag, but with the colors inverted.
It has five horizontal stripes, alternating red and white, with a white star on a blue triangle in the extreme left.
encyclopedia.caribseek.com /Caribbean_Flags/puerto-rico-flag.shtml   (74 words)

  
 Puerto Rican Flag, Flag of Puerto Rico. Bandera de Puerto Rico at elColmadito.com
Excelent Keychain with the flag of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rican Rooster with Puerto Rican Flag Keychain
Puerto Rican Flag Keychain with the Shape of the Island and Flag of Puerto Rico
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 Puerto Rico Flag - Search.com
The design of the Commonwealth flag reflects the close ties that bound the Cuban and Puerto Rico patriots in the 19th century for the flag which waves over the Capital of San Juan is the Cuban...
The flag of Puerto Rico consists of five equal horizontal bands of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed...
Puerto Rico is a self-governing commonwealth in association with the....
www.search.com /search?q=Puerto+Rico+Flag&tag=se.sr-1-118.rel.c.10.10.1.1.5   (417 words)

  
 PuertoRico.com - Puerto Rico Travel - Puerto Rico
If you are planning a trip to Puerto Rico around the June/July holidays, you might want to consider spending some time at the Artisans Fair.
Music and dance are as much a part of the festival as they are a part of Puerto Rico’s culture and you will find that every street surrounding the plaza’s involved will carry the constant beat of a drum.
Down a pretty little street in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, there lies a little treasure chest to delight the senses and the heart of each one who is privileged enough to be able to visit and spend the day – the Amparo Porcelain Inn.
www.puertorico.com   (0 words)

  
 Puerto Flag - Flag Of Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you would like to use this flag of Puerto Rico or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Puerto Rico or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Puerto Rico or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_puerto_rico.shtml   (279 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag
Lightweight and strong, these Puerto Rico Flags will fly in the slightest breeze, but still have superb wearing strength due to the material's superior strength-to-weight ratio.
Choose the plain flag for outdoor use or hanging on a wall.
Flags with pole sleeve and fringe should be used on our indoor mounting sets, or carried on our parade poles.
www.flags.com /Puerto-Rico-Flags/c2_8758_193/index.html   (246 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag
The resemblance to the flag of Cuba is no coincidence.
Both flags were designed at the same time.
The colors and general style are patterned after the USA flag.
www.ultimateflags.com /states/puertorico.htm   (29 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of Puerto Rico
New York City based Puerto Rican exiles involved in the Puerto Rican nationalist movement against Spanish colonial rule, are credited with the design of the Puerto Rican flag in 1891.
The flag has been in use since 1895 and is the same pattern, but in reversed colours, as the Cuban flag, which reflects the close association the New York based Puerto Rican nationalists had with New York based Cuban nationalists, also fighting against Spanish rule in their country.
Both flags are believed based on the stars and stripes of the United States.
www.flagsonline.net /prico.htm   (226 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag
Our flag was designed after the Cuban flag with the colors inverted as a sign of solidarity with Cuba, as suggested by Lola Rodríguez de Tió.
A group of Puerto Rican patriots in New York City worked on this project and that is where our flag was born.
It was then a revolutionary flag in defiance of the Spanish reign.
www.elboricua.com /flag.html   (189 words)

  
 Civil and State Flag of Puerto Rico
This illustration of the Puerto Rico Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/puerto-rico-cs.htm   (455 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag and Flagpole Store
They are the correct choice for companies and organizations who fly Puerto Rico flags on a daily basis.
We stock the Puerto Rico flag in 3ft x 5ft sizes in nylon and polyester.
The polyester flags are made outside of the US and are excellent value.
www.puerto-rico-flag.com   (0 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flags geographic.org; perto rican flag; Flag of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Flags geographic.org; perto rican flag; Flag of Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rican flag was designed by inverting the colors of the single starred flag of its neighbor in the Caribbean, Cuba.
The motion to adopt the flag was approved unanimously by the Puerto Rican revolutionaries.
www.geographic.org /flags/new2/puerto_rico_flags.html   (206 words)

  
 Puerto Rico
The flag of Puerto Rico shows five identical broad horizontal stripes in red, white, red, white and red, as soon as a blue isosceles triangle on the pole with a white five-pointed star in it.
It was created for Cuba in the year 1849 – in exactly the same design like the today's flag of Puerto Rico – by the Venezuelan General Narciso López in his New York exile for the Cuban fight for freedom.
That Cuban flag was in use for the first time at the great Anti-Spanish riot in Cuba in the year 1850.
www.flaggenlexikon.de /fpuertor.htm   (1052 words)

  
 puerto rico flag and description
The current flag of Puerto Rico was officially adopted in 1922.
The flag is similar to the flag of Cuba, as both were designed at the same time.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/cribbean/purtrico.htm   (230 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information
Puerto Rico (Birds, Lizards, and Butterflies) by David and Susan
FOTOS AEREAS DE PUERTO RICO by MOISES VELASQUEZ-ANARIBA
Flags, maps, and country data taken from the CIA World Factbook.
www.pbase.com /world/puerto_rico   (0 words)

  
 U.S. Raised the Flag in Puerto Rico
Did you know that Puerto Rico is a commonwealth territory of the United States, even today?
On October 18, 1898, American troops fighting the Spanish-American War raised the United States flag in Puerto Rico, and the U.S. officially took control of the former Spanish colony.
Puerto Rico has a long history of invasions.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/progress/puerto_1   (95 words)

  
 puerto rico flag
These Puerto Rico flags 2' X 3' and larger are constructed of dyed,
All of these state flags are made in the USA.
Please check our Indoor Flag Set page for a base and pole set for the indoor state flag.
www.kflag.com /puerto_rico_flag.htm   (0 words)

  
 FLAG IMAGES - PUERTO RICO GRAY LARGE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag of Puerto Rico is made of five equal horizontal bands of red alternating with white, with a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side.
Centered in the triangle is a large white five-pointed star, the design of which was based on the US flag.
Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean, situated between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic.
www.3dflags.com /html/en/icon/classic/u/usapr_2fsgl.html   (101 words)

  
 Flag of Puerto Rico or Puerto Rican Flag : FlagWear,ScouserWear,HolidayWear,KidsWear,Gifts : CafePress.com
Flag of Puerto Rico or Puerto Rican Flag : FlagWear,ScouserWear,HolidayWear,KidsWear,Gifts : CafePress.com
T-shirts, sweatshirts, baseball jerseys and more feature a large image of the Flag of Puerto Rico on both the font and back.
Flag of Puerto Rico flies on these buttons, magnets, postcards, note cards, calendars and more.
www.cafepress.com /ameriwear/379735   (506 words)

  
 Welcome to Puerto Rico!
I invite you to take some time to explore the tropical island of Puerto Rico, where you can find local exotic hideaways, miles of white sandy beaches, mountains and valleys, and many other natural wonders.
In addition to the natural splendors you will find yourself surrounded by warm and friendly people.
Within these pages you can find a wide scope of information pertaining to the island, its culture and people, and every detail that makes Puerto Rico, a magnificent and unique island...
welcome.topuertorico.org   (0 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Flag
PUERTO RICO FLAG Belt Buckle Puerto Rico Buckle.
PUERTO RICO FLAG Italian Charm D e t a i l s Size 9mm Modular Charm Link Metal Stainless Steel Mount SOLDERED Charm (not glued) Coat Enamel Plating 18kt Gold Display the Official Flag of your Country Italian Charm with pride.
5x3.5 inches (width x height) Vinyl Sticker Puerto Rico Flag, can be applied to Autos, RVs, windows, or anything.
www.forflags.com /puerto-rico-flag.htm   (128 words)

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