Banner o Uruguay

The naitional banner o Uruguay (Pabellón Nacional) haes a field o nine equal horizontal stripes alternatin white an blue. The canton is white, chairged wi the Sun o Mey, frae which 16 rays exteit, alternatin atween triangular an wavy.[1] The banner wis first adoptit bi law on December 16, 1828 an haed 17 stripes till Julie 11, 1830, when a new law reduced the nummer o stripes tae nine.[2] The banner wis designed bi Joaquín Suárez.[2]

Banner o Uruguay

Seembolism an designEedit

The nine horizontal stripes on the banner represents the nine oreeginal depairtments o Uruguay.

Naitional bannersEedit

Unuisual amang naitions, Uruguay haes three offeecial "Naitional Banners" (Banderas Patrias): the Pabellón, as describit abuin, the banner o Artigas, an the Banner o the Treinta y Tres (Decree 18, Februar 1952). While the Pabellón Nacional is the main naitional banner, the ither twa banners are an aa offeecially recognised for historical reasons, an aw three are flewn thegither on govrenment biggins.



  1. "Flag of Uruguay". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 27 Juin 2007.
  2. a b "Uruguay, flag of". Guide to Hispanic Heritage. Retrieved 27 Juin 2007.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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