The flag of Bolivia is rectangular in shape and features three horizontal stripes of equal size. The top stripe is red, the middle stripe is yellow, and the bottom stripe is green.
In the center of the flag, there is a coat of arms featuring a condor with outstretched wings, holding a laurel and olive branch in its talons. The condor is perched on a Bolivian tricolor, which is surrounded by ten stars, representing the country’s nine departments and the city of La Paz.
The red stripe on the flag represents Bolivia’s brave soldiers and their sacrifices. The yellow stripe symbolizes the country’s wealth and resources, particularly gold. The green stripe represents Bolivia’s agriculture, as well as the country’s hope and natural beauty.
Bolivia adopted the current design of its flag in 1851, after gaining independence from Spain. They modified the flag in 2009. They updated the coat of arms to include the ten stars surrounding the Bolivian tricolor.